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Where to download rasters for QGIS 2.6

Where can I download sat imagery. I've read that openlayer provide such things but it requires an internet connexion, and I mostly use Qgis with an offline computer. So do you know a way/provider (for ...
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Start QGIS with virtualenv Python

is there any means of telling QGIS to use a different Python installation than the default, system-wide one? E.g. use some virtualenv Python /myvirtualenv/bin/python instead of /usr/bin/python? ...
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How do the architecture in qgis plugin creation is linked with eachother using plugin builder?

I am just trying to understand how the architecture or the workflow is linked each other while QGIS Plugin creation using plugin builder. It would be better for me to understand if anyone explains ...
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QGIS 2.6 how to prevent user to drop a postgis table

Does anyone know how to prevent user to drop a postgis table? I have a vector layer imported from a postgis2.0 database, and one of my users drop it accidently. Fortunate I had a backup, but i don't ...
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Error while creating QGIS plugin

I tried developing a python plugin in QGIS2.6 following the instructions in the link http://anitagraser.com/2014/04/26/getting-started-writing-qgis-2-x-plugins/.When I launch the plugin in QGIS after ...
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Make connection from Postgresql to QGIS? [closed]

I'm still new in QGIS. I want to add data from one layer to another layer in QGIS. How could I accomplish that?
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Is there scripts of QGIS core plugins available anywhere?

Is there anywhere I can see the scripts of the Qgis core plugins.
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Updating Street Features in QGIS from Google Maps

I am a GIS student. updating infrastructure layers in QGIS for a small municipality. Everything is open source and there is no budget for buying new data. I need to update the ROADS layer - as the one ...
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User Interface file compilation using OSGeo4W shell during qgis plugin creation

I am trying to build a plugin in Qgis2.6 using plugin builder. And as a part of the same, I tried compiling the .ui and .qrc file using OSGeo4W shell. It is showing an error during compilation in ...
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Downloading old version of qgis to Windows

I have bought the book "Learning QGIS 2.0" by Anita Graser and wish to work through the tutorials therein in order to improve my knowledge of QGIS. I currently use QGIS 1.8 and wish to download ...
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How can I include a color legend for my marker colors when i used a QgsCategorizedSymbolRendererV2?

I have this function that sets the marker color to a different RGB value depending on the attribute price level. I would like to also add a color legend showing the marker color with the level of the ...
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Correcting the shift of MapInfo data in QGIS 2.6 (and earlier too)

I often receive multiple .mif or .tab files and view them alongside shapefile layers in QGIS 2.6.1. Dragging one of the .mif files from a Windows Explorer window into a QGIS window will display the ...
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Error while launching my own plugin in Qgis2.6

I built a plugin using plugin builder in Qgis2.6.The plugin was created successfully and i copied the folder to Qgis plugins folder.Then i made some changes like adding a combo box using QT designer ...
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Attribute Error:'NoneType' object has no attribute 'name'

I am developing a plugin that counts the number of features for a layer in qgis2.6.The plugin works fine when there is a layer but when there is no layer,it throws an error.For reference,a part of the ...
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QGIS 2.6.1 doesn't load python plugins on Ubuntu after upgrade [duplicate]

I have experienced this scenario once before and now today, whenever I updated my QGIS installation on Ubuntu, it didn't reload python plugins under ~/.qgis2/python/plugins when started, only c++ ...
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Georeferencing PNG with transparency via gdal produce “green pixels” in QGIS?

This is just intriguing while not blocking my way, but I wonder what is going on and would like to get feedbacks from more experienced users. 1) Given a trans.png file (1.1MB) looks good and ...
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Connecting vector label size with map-units?

I have a working application of labels to a point array - but the size of the text is not relative to the map scale. This decreases the readability of labels when panning and zooming. To resolve~ ...
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How to use field calculator in QGIS to calculate new coordinates, and use that new columm to geolocate a layer's points

In a separate question, at How to shift a CRS by an observed offset, I asked about shifting a CRS to align the problems aligning data points with a satellite image obtained from OpenLayers. (They ...
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How to shift a CRS by an observed offset

I have a drone image is which is geo-referenced over a Google Sat. image. These align well, and both use WGS84-Pseudo Mercator (EPSG:3857). I have a set of data points in a shape file which are ...
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Is there any alternative for reshapeGeometry in Qgis 2.4 version

I am splitting the polygon feature if it intersects with the line feature. I am using reshapeGeometry() but it is nt wrking in qgis2.4. Is there any alternative to use for this one.it is wrking ...
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How to fix “Unable to load GdalTools plugin. The required ”osgeo [python-gdal]“ module is missing.”

When I start QGIS, it display error message: Unable to load GdalTools plugin. The required "osgeo [python-gdal]" module is missing. Install it and try again. Couldn't load plugin 'processing' from ...
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Mapfile generation from QGIS project

I am looking for a way to transform a QGIS project (.qgs) to a MapServer Mapfile (.map). I am using Quantum GIS 2.6 and MapServer 6. The layers are postgis tables. I would need something like this ...
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SQL-Like Inner Join on IDs in Two Layers in QGIS

Using QGIS v2.6.0-Brighton. This question is not about editing layers geographically in anyway. It is merely trying to find data from two layers as you would in an SQL Query and append an extra ID to ...
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QGIS Select overlapped feature

I have points that are not equal but the distance between them is so small that it can't be seen even at scale 200k:1. I calculated the distance between these points and add it as attribute. Now I ...
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QGIS Dimensioning during edit

Is there a plugin or tool providing following functionality: I select 2 points (or vertices) - it shows the length between this points When i edit the point (or move vertex) the length automatically ...
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QGIS Change file browser/chooser default location

Is there a way to change QGIS file browser default location? Currently it points to bin folder of QGIS installation C:\Program Files (x86)\QGIS Brighton\bin.
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QGIS Topology checker wrong results?

I am trying to understand topology checker results and frankly i dont get it - probably i am doing something wrong. Source - Point layer Target - Polygon layer Must be inside - that is working as ...
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QGIS 2.0 OpenLayers GoogleMap/Sattelite do not work

I have been using QGIS version 2.0 with Google Satellite layers for a few months. The last time I used was in mid Oct 2014. In mid Nov 2014, Google Satellite or Google Map suddenly does work any ...
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Save map in raster format from QGIS using compression

Is there a method to save a map in raster format from QGIS using compression? For exemple from "Export map" in ArcGIS there are many options to compress the images depending on the file type (tiff, ...
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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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How to get the length of each line segment in a line shape file in QGIS

Iam new to QGIS. I drew a line depicting a small length of road. But I drew it in segments and then atlast right clicked at the end point and gave id=1. I extratced the nodes, their geometry. But what ...
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With QGIS Plugins/PluginBuilder, how to prevent 2nd instance of Plugin from starting

I am using QGIS 2.6.0, with PluginBuilder 2.0.3 [checking the version, I just noticed that the 2.1.0 update is available] I am writing a plugin; it installs and runs. While running, I am able to ...
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Is there a way to change floating toolbar orientation?

Is there a way, within QGIS 2.*, to stop the interface from trying to snap in floating toolbars (as attached pic)? I want to maximise canvas space, but the interface keeps on wanting to grab my ...
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Error with layer.pendingAllAttributesList

While coding to obtain individual layers' attributes (field) list, I am stymied by the code. I can identify a specific layer: MyLayer = QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayersByName("TestPoint") ...
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QGIS Composer thematic map : one (png, pdf, etc.) map per feature type

I've got a shapefile that contains thousands of features that can be group by categories. These features are sometime located in the same place so they overlap. An example of the content of my ...
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How to Count point in polygon + on boundary?

So I'm looking for suggestions in both ArcGIS 10.2 and QGIS on methods on how to count points within a polygon and points that fall on a polygon boundary without adjusting the data/points. The ...
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QGIS 2.6 - Point Sampling Tool plugin producing empty shapefile

I use a DEM file (*.tif) and a points layer. My need is basic : getting the Z value for each point by extracting them from the DEM. Both layers correctly opened with QGIS 2.6. The DEM returns a Z ...
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Mapping variation within multiple categories using QGIS?

I am learning qgis and running into a problem. Here is what I want to do. I have county data. It falls into 4 types. Each type includes a discrete set of counties, that does not overlap with the ...
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How to submit user scripts for Processing Toolbox (QGIS 2.6)?

QGIS 2.6 change-log says that now there is some kind of repository where users can submit their scripts to make them available for everyone. Unfortunately I was unable to find any details about how to ...
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Use PyQGIS to import CSV and draw points using different color

A CSV file contains columns latitude, longitude and color. uri = "file:///C:/data/balls.csv?type=csv&xField=longitude&yField=latitude&spatialIndex=no&subsetIndex=no&watchFile=no" ...
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How to create a cluster of crashes?

I have a shapefile with 52K points of road accidents, between 2007 and 2012. Each accident has a severity index. I want show clusters of 5 accidents (at least), for each year, that have a severity ...
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Spatialite WITH clause issue

I've encountered an issue: when I try to execute in Spatialite_GUI query that contains WITH clause I get SQL error: near "with": syntax error. Also WITH unlike SELECT and other keywords is not ...
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Superimpose OTB application via Sextante cannot load parameter

I am trying to perform a pansharpening using OTB via sextante. According to the cookbook I first need to superimpose the Pan and XPS images: http://www.orfeo-toolbox.org/CookBook/CookBooksu36.html ...
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Can PostGIS and QGIS provide dependable multi-user editing?

After considering a few options, I'm trying to give my 15-20 QGIS 2.2 users the ability to concurrently view/edit one or two basic point PostGIS layers, largest one has just 16,000 records. I've ...
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Importing QGIS file in Eclipse for Android application?

Using ECLIPSE for android development, and also QGIS for customizing maps, I want to know if I can import the data in QGIS into my android application so that the data of my android applcation will be ...
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QGIS crash on logon screen : Python

When I run QGIS, it loads plugin and everything until starting python appears. I have python 3 installed. I need Python 3 and can't remove it from Python path. How do I use QGIS? Isn't QGIS bundled ...
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How do I plot points that have relative coordinates rather than total station coordinates on a map?

I have about +100 points of various descriptions from an archaeological survey. They are the backlog from years of excavations BEFORE systematically using Total Station at the site. For each artifact ...
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How do I programmatically automate “Random Points” in QGIS?

The random point tool in QGIS 2.4 works perfectly fine through the GUI, but I can't figure out how to automate this tool via Python and/or the modeller. Specifically, under the menu items: Vector | ...
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QGIS attributes pop-up window is empty

I have a problem with QGIS (2.2 and 2.4). Sometimes, when I'm going to insert some new features on a layer, the pop-up window that appears at the end is empty (all gray, no attributes are displayed). ...
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Editing attributes in a custom feature dialog box

Is there any special trick to getting a custom dialog into an editable state (setEditForm) I see there is an editable() method, but no corresponding setEditable(). Setting the layer as editable ...