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OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more basemaps for qgis

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QGIS: Measure Tool Ellipsoid Default Behavior

Using QGIS 2.6.0 Brighton, I want to overlay a shapefile (EPSG: 26910, Nad83 UTM10) over OpenLayers Google Satellite (EPSG: 3857, Pseudo Mercator), and reliably measure distances. Furthermore, I want ...
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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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How can I avoid displacements in exportet JPGS from QGIS 2.2?

I observed a small but annoying problem for a long time now. I have to design maps/plans of survey areas for work including maps where a satellite image is printed under a vector-layer showing the ...
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How to add new base layer to qgis openlayers from freemap server

I have a problem with adding a new layer to QGIS 2.6 OpenLayers and I need help. It is a source of maps www.freemap.sk Examples of work with the server are: http://wiki.freemap.sk/LayerAllInOne ...
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QGIS 2.6 open layers plugin not working

I have jsut installed QGIS 2.6 and have installed the open layers plugin. It lists the open layers plugin in the installed tab, however, I can't add an open layer to my project as it does not give the ...
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Programatically use Openlayers plugin layer in Print Composer

I created some PyQGIS functions to set up a print composer, modify the layout (adding maps, legend, title...) and print the result as an image file. This works fine with one or several vector layers - ...
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How to overlay Google Map in a standalone PyQgis application?

I have created a standalone PyQGIS app (within Python itself, not a plugin) with PyQt and PyQGIS API. It generates my map really well. I would like to overlay a Google Map layer as base map just like ...
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How to find address in QGIS using openlayers plug-in?

Is possible to search for addresses using OpenLayers plugin in QGIS?
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Use QGIS plugins in custom standalone application [duplicate]

I am trying to create a QGIS custom standalone application. I want to add the Google Physical map from OpenLayers plugin to my application when it starts, but I cannot seem to be able to access ...
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Exported QGIS composer map using Openlayers base map has city labels shrunken

I've created a map in QGIS composer and I'm using the Google physical base map via the openlayers plugin. When working with the map in QGIS canvas & the composer view, I see city names with ...
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How to manage the CRS of Open-Layers plugin in QGIS?

I am working with OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 1.8 but I am not sure on how should I manage thc CRS. The defaul CRS for Googles/Bing layers is WGS84/Pseudo Mercator (EPGS:3857) but I am not sure on the ...
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Drawing isochrones on map?

I am a fourth year graduation student of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. I am currently working on my final thesis for which I am doing research on the Amsterdam Airport catchment area. ...
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In QGis, why do parts of the OpenLayers layer export in a different scale and position?

I have a problem printing with google satellite maps in QGIS. In the composer it's all right, but in the pdf file some portions of the image are in a different scale and in a different position. An ...
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OpenLayers plugin OverflowError: cannot convert float infinity to integer

OpenLayer plugin in QGIS 2.4 is not working properly when not loaded in first place. If I add an OSM map with the plugin immediately when opening QGIS, all goes well. But when I call the plugin ...
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How to install open layers plugin on QGIS 2.4? [duplicate]

I am a new user of QGIS, and I just downloaded the version 2.4 on Windows 7/32 bits. And I seem to encounter several problems: I cannot install openlayers plugin In the "Plugins" tab under "Manage ...
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how to load the QGIS openlayers_plugin in standalone python script (not the QGIS embedded python console)

if I try to load the openlayers plugin in a standalone application it always fails with False, although paths are set, and plugin shows available. (tested on Ubuntu 14.04, QGIS 2.4, python-2.7) ...
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Vector points from csv file wrong location in QGIS

I am using QGIS 1.8 (I know old version), and uploaded a csv file with coordinates. The underlying basemap is from Google, using the Open layers plugin. This basemap uses WGS84-epsg3857, and my vector ...
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OpenLayers does not appear in the QGIS plugin menu [duplicate]

I have installed the OpenLayers QGIS plugin, which features external map layers in QGIS. Quoting the official page: OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more In QGIS, it seems that ...
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Where is the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS 2.4? [duplicate]

I want to do a really simple thing: add OpenLayers/Google Maps basemap as WMS layers. I found this answer: How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS? I installed the OpenLayers plugin, ...
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OpenStreetView or points from CSV but not both showing?

I'm using QGIS on Mac (most recent version) and am trying to map coordinates from a csv file. When I import the file normally without having any base map, the coordinates how up distributed like I ...
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USA County level, detailed OpenStreetMap basemap in tiff?

Is there any way to get detailed (close zoom) OSM tiffs at the county level in the USA? I would like to use them as basemaps for a class I am teaching in GIS, using QGIS. I know about (and love) the ...
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kml does not overlay correctly in QGIS

In QGIS, when I insert a kml contour that was created in Google Earth, it appears misaligned in respect to all the other layers. Note in this image how the red contour is moved upwards with respect ...
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Reprojected Shapefile does not align with Openlayers Plugin

I am based in NSW, Australia. I have a shapefile that when I underlay with the openlayer plugin (google satellite), the shapefile is skewed despite all my efforts to correct it. I changed the ...
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How to measure correct distances in a project with OpenLayers background?

I have 3 lat/long points as follows: A = {35.257246,139.721256} B = {35.256541,139.721491} C = {35.256326,139.7203271} 1) Measurement result by Movable Type Scripts: By using the distance ...
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Is MapProxy and Google's Static Maps API a possible alternative to the QGIS Openlayers plugin?

I've been looking for an alternative to the openlayers plugin as a means of adding imagery basemaps to QGIS. The plugin is great but there's a bug when exporting basemaps via QGIS map composer that ...
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Cannot see OpenLayers under Plugin in QGIS 2.4

Although I have installed the OpenLayers plugin, I cannot see it in the list when I click on Plugins. Does anyone else have this issue?
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Problems with the Clip and Intersect tool

I am having a problem with the clip and the intersect tool on QGIS Valmiera. I have a large vector map of sublocations of a country and am trying to clip them to a district level since I do not need ...
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OpenLayersPlugin doesn't not load anything

I have some issues with the OpenLayers Plugin. I have already installed the plugin, though when i choose to add for example the google hybrid layer or anything else it doesn't do anything, just that ...
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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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Accessing OpenLayers on “Manage and Install Plugins”

I am a new QGIS user and I am trying to add the OpenLayers plugins. I went into 'Manage and Install Plugins', and made sure I had the 'All' tab selected. However, whenever I try to search for the ...
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Issue loading layer from OpenLayers plugin in QGIS

I installed the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS and tried to load one of the layers. Regardless of which layer I try to load, I am getting an error message. See example: Does anyone know how to resolve ...
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OpenLayers Plugin with on-thy-fly-transformation causes wrong coordinates

I am using the OpenLayers Plugin with the maps from Google Satellite. In Qgis I have chosen on-the-fly-transformation into WGS 84. But the WGS 84 coordinates in Qgis are now 0.15 degrees further E ...
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QGIS 2.2 Openlayers Plugin shift between shapefile and base layer for large format

I am attempting to create a 24x36 map of New York City, and overlay it with a shapefile from City Planning. I'm using the Openlayers plugin, and I've tried all of the different types of base street ...
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Openlayer plugin in QGIS, error in projection 3857 Pseudomercator

I'm using QGIS plugin Openlayer to set the background of Google satellite under my vector layer. However, even if I project my layers as EPSG 3857 (the default and only possible projection for ...
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Problems adding OSM layer

I installed OpenLayers plugin successfully in QGIS 2.2 Valmiera, but when I add OpenStreetMap layer, the following error message appear as a Python error popup window: An error has occurred while ...
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How to increase label size of OpenLayers plugin basemap layers?

For QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera, how does one increase the label size of OpenStreetMap layer or any other basemap layer? Presently the labels are way too small to read. For example, I find that for the same ...
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Error openlayers plugin in qgis [duplicate]

I did the following steps: I put the projection in 3857 and I enabled the project on the fly Open a vector shape layer in the projection 4326 I enabled the openlayers plugin Clicked enabled ...
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Check if Openlayer Layer is empty, caused by nonexistence of internet connection?

I use Openlayer Google street map as a base-map in my QGIS plugin projects. i want to check programatically if the layer is loaded or is empty and decide if i load my offline base-map instead of ...
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OpenLayers modify selected feature

I am trying to modify an already selected vector (feature) in Open Layers. In my map i have implemented "select on click" functionality, so what i would like to achive is to have a "Modify" button ...
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How to fetch openlayers layers from pyqgis? [duplicate]

My objective is to fetch maps provided by openLayers, as in openLayers_plugin, from a stand alone python script. I would like to get it superposed to my shp file. As can be read on ...
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How to know the date when an image has been capturing on Google Hybrid QGIS?

How can I know precisly the date of different Google Hybrid pictures used in my project in QGIS?
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Openlayer plugin Google Hybrid date [duplicate]

Comment connaître la date de capture d'une image Google Hybrid sur QGIS? How to know when capturing an image on Google Hybrid QGIS? French Speakers - Please help fix the above machine translation
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How to capture contour lines from OSM cycle map as vector?

In QGIS, there is a plugin to insert a OSM cycle map layer, that brings as an image from http. But I can't convert this OSM Plugin layer to a raster image. I can't even imagine how to get the contour ...
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Add Custom Data to OpenLayers Plugin for QGIS

Is there a way to add custom data to the OpenLayers plugin for QGIS? I have tiled data using Map Tiler, which has produced my zoom levels, and an OpenLayers.html. I am hosting it internally on our ...
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How to crop google hybrid map in QGIS? [duplicate]

I download google map from openlayers plugin in QGIS, it was like this: How can I crop the view to get a certain area from the map like this:
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Changing CRS for basemap from OpenLayers plugin

Relatively new to QGIS here and I haven't been able to find this question answered yet. I'm working on plotting data from NYC (Queens, specifically) and I would like to overlay my heatmap on a basemap ...
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How to hide grid's labels when zooming out?

I have used polygon grid layer on my map, and I used to label the layer with ID automatically, and the result was convenient for me: But when I zoomed out, the labels didn't hide at all! and they ...
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Open Layers and OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700)

I've been working with loads of shapefiles projected according to OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700). THe project CRS is set to 27700 and "On the fly reprojection" to 27700 is set (I keep this as a default as I ...
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Openlayer map not loading

Just another OpenLayers problem Plugin is installed correctly but when I add a layer I get following message. (CRS is on Pseudo mercator) Can anyone help me out? An error has occurred while ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...