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How to get correct area calculation using Google Mercator?

i use QGIS with openlayers-plugin and i´ve loaded google satellite as a layer. what i want to do is making a shape-layer (polygon) with the goal to get the area values of the polygons. i´ve activated ...
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How do I clip OSM basemap with a polygon?

I've created a map in qgis 2.0. The map uses the OpenLayers plug-in to add the OSM layer as a basemap. I would like to restrict the basemap to be visible only inside a given polygon defined in a ...
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How do I make the scalebar accurate when I am working with a google satellite image in QGIS?

I start a project in QGIS. I set the CRS to anything (in this case I use EPSG=26918 a NAD83 datum). I also enable on the fly projection. Then I import a vector. In this case a kml, which I believe is ...
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Can the new Mapbox Vector Tiles be used as a QGIS basemap?

With the implementation of the mapbox vector tiles begs the question of how these could be used as a basemap in a QGIS printed map (assuming anyone cares about printed maps anymore!). To use OSM data ...
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Why does Google satellite layer change the project CRS?

I have a project and a topomap in WGS84 (EPSG4326). On the fly CRS transformation is activated. I open Google satellite layer from the OpenLayers plugin. The Google layer is WGS84 / Pseudo Mercator ...
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How to Digitize Free Satellite Imagery in QGIS?

I am trying to digitize OpenLayers data (such as Google satellite imagery) with no success. Whenever I try to move or zoom the canvas the vector layer I digitized loses the position relative to the ...
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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 ...
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Why does On-the-fly reprojection not line up Google layers in UTM?

My UTM shapefile lines up with Google layers if the project CRS is set to WGS84 mercator projection (including default 3857 and Google). But if I set the project CRS to UTM Zone11, they are slightly ...
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Python error with open layers plugin QGIS 2

I've been using QGIS for a while but since using QGIS 2 the OpenLayers plugin doesn't work for me on my home pc. (However, I have installed the same version at my workplace with success.) I have ...
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Why do OpenLayers layers appear shifted in map composer?

I'm having trouble with the OpenLayers Plugin of Qgis and the map composer: If I create an OSM-background layer and if I want to export this, the OSM-Layer looks perfectly all right in the normal ...
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OpenLayers plugin and QGIS 1.9: Error after install

After I install the OpenLayer Plugin (1.0.0) on my QGIS 1.9 this error appears: Konnte Erweiterung openlayers_plugin nicht laden wegen eines Fehler beim Aufruf seiner initGui()-Methode Traceback ...
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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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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 install OpenLayers plugin in QGIS1.8

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on Windows 7 (32-bit) but am unable to install the OpenLayers plugin. The Python plugins menu does not include OpenLayers on the plugin list. Can it be somehow added manually? ...
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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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How to make world file in WGS84 out of OpenLayer's Google Earth layers?

I would like to make world file out of OpenLayer's Google Earth. The problem is, that Google Earth layers in Qgis are shown EPSG:3857, but I need just standard WGS84 (ESPG:4326). When I try to set ...
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Is there a way to clip the Google Satellite Layer from open layers plugin?

I have imported the Google satellite imagery though open layers plugin. I would like to clip it to a polygon shapefile of New York State. Is it possible to do this? I tired the GDAL Tools and it wont ...
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How to fix OpenLayers plugin for QGIS Master?

I can't get the OpenLayers plugin to work in QGIS Master (1.9), I loaded the repository successfully, but the plugin doesn't come up as an option anywhere. I'm new to this, but have tried to make ...
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Openlayers Overview and OpenLayers versions

I have installed OpenLayers and the Openlayers Overview plug-ins but I am not sure if they are working. I can create new 'open' layers from the Openlayers plug-in drop down, but when I try to add a ...
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How to reproject base layers in QGIS once open layers are removed?

I recently discovered the wonders of the osm maps. however now all my projects have all gone curved. is there a way to go back to how they were set originally. opposite to this question: How to ...
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OpenLayers: How to draw multiple zipcodes with multiple colors

I have well-Known Text (Wkt) for 2 zipcodes, it could be for more but I want to draw 2 zipcodes first, how to draw them with boundaries and how to set the color for each zip code different than the ...
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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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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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How to get Google satellite images (via the plugin) to behave well in QGIS with a map created with a different CRS? [duplicate]

How to get Google satellite images (via the plugin) to behave well in QGIS with a map created with a difference CRS? I have a problem using the Google Image layer plug in - at some scales, it won’t ...
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Python Error Message with OpenLayer Plugin

I have just recently downloaded QGIS version 1.9.90-Alpha, Alpha, 5155176. I then went to install the OpenLayers plugin. That successfully downloaded and installed, or so I thought, but when I went ...
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How to add another layer origin in my installed OpenLayers plugin?

Can I modify my installed Openlayers plugin files to add a new layers origin? If yes, what files?
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Coordinates system in degrees in plugins for QGIS

After adding a vector layer of coordinates of settlements of a part of the world INTO QGIS 1.8, I wish to add a topographic or other nice looking, colored map. Trying plugins like maps from Google ...
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Using Custom Source for QGIS OpenLayers Plugin

I'm using a Custom Map Source for MOBAC that is based on a beanshell script (see below) which renders perfectly in MOBAC. Now, I'd be keen to do the same in QGIS and wonder if it is possible to ...
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Mapquest in Qgis, why the blur?

I'm trying to do a simple map in Qgis using mapquest has background. I have read that and followed the scale values but even while using those, I get some bad blur on my map. I can't figure out to do ...
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Openlayers Plugin, Project CRS and Grids in Composer

Apologies in advance for the potential for this to be a duplicate question, I've had a good look, and I can't see a solution thatI understand well enough to help me. I have my project CRS set to a ...
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Pseudo Mercator error?

I'm mapping on QGIS, I have a vector layer and his CRS is on EPSG:4326 - WGS 84, but also I wanted to put a satellite image, so when I do it, the image use WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator. The problem is, ...
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Digitized vectors don't match while zooming [duplicate]

I'm trying to digitize in QGIS with Google Maps as the background. Digitizing with constant zoom works fine. But if the zoom is changed, the digitized vectors don't match the Google Maps background ...
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QGIS Holux gpx file doesn´t show up

I´ve got a problem with displaying the imported gpx file. The gpx file is created in Holux Funtrek 130 PRo. The map I use is from Openstreetmap, I am sure it is the right map from the location I ...
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What might cause OpenLayers plugin to hang on windows 8.1?

I'm trying to add OpenStreetMap layer to the map through OpenLayers plugin and then application hangs. The problem occures on Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.0.1. On Windows 7 everything works correct. Does anyone ...
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why are my buffers not lining up with their original points despite setting the layer crs as all the same crs when I reopen my project [closed]

I am having my entire project in pseduo mercator (google earth raster image) and when I create buffers for points and then open back up my project all the buffers are offset from their points. ...
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style manipulation using Google Earth api

I am creating data in QGIS and then serving it using GeoServer and displaying using the Google Earth api. Is there any way to access the styles using a JavaScript api and alter the look and feel of my ...
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OpenLayers from behind a proxy

I'm trying to get the QGIS OpenLayers plug-in to work from behind a proxy. I've set up all my proxy details and this has had the effect of allowing QGIS's Manage & Install Plug-Ins tool to work ...
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Save as Image geotiff from OpenLayers plugin [closed]

Now i'm working with the new version of Qgis 2.0 but I have a problem with the OpenLayers plugin. I take a geotiff screenshot of an area in EPSG:3857 and then I load the image.I'd check out the CRS of ...
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Georeference to UTM projection using openlayers plugin in QGIS

I have some aerial imagery that I need to georeference using QGIS into a UTM projection. In order to do this I need a basemap layer for the reference points. The openlayers plugin could work great ...
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How to match a shapefile with seconds as units with other layers

I have some shapefile in coordinate seconds (longitude&latitude multiply 3600). I have open google street layer by openlayers plugin in qgis. how to match my shapefile with google street layer ...
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Ubuntu Raring - Openlayers Plugin 1.8 or 1.9 Master

Relative newbie to Ubuntu and QGIS. Many questions are posted relating to the Openlayers plugin. It works fine in windows but I cannot get it to work or even appear in either 1.8 or 1.9. The "fetch ...
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Strange problems with project crashes and bad:alloc in QGIS 1.8 linux

during last days I had to prepare some maps from field data. I mainly worked with point shapefiles and openlayers map background. After some time I always noticed some problem like just partial ...
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Refresh Database automatically

I'm a new user of QGIS. I have a problem trying to update layers from a database. I have a MySQL database in a server that I add as a layer (or more than one, depends on the project) with no problem. ...
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how to make transparent layers with Google earth layer?

with your help, i solved most of my problems, but here is another one - i guess, a smaller issue... I managed to get Google earth layer, but when I add my GPS gpx files, are all hidden under the ...
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Open layers plugin problem [duplicate]

I am working in open layers plugin.i need to project the satellite data with respect to vector data shape file i am having .for that Andre Joost suggested to create vector grid with vector data ...
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OpenLayers Plugin won't render maps correctly

In QGIS, I've created a map by adding a Tiger layer of my county, a KML of a water feature, and a geo-coded CSV of points of interest. I'm trying to add another layer using the OpenLayers Overview. ...
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How to improve OSM layer resolution in OpenLayers plugin while exporting?

I'm having trouble with the OpenLayers Plugin exporting a map to a png or pdf file: The output resolution of the exported osm-layer is very, very poor. Zooming to 100% in the png file shows big ...
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Convert Shapefiles to GeoJSON?

I'm trying to convert Shapefiles from the State of Texas Senate Districts website into a GeoJSON file for use with Google Maps API. I'm using Q GIS to facilitate but I can't get the ...
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Union in QGIS: missing polygon boundaries

I am trying to UNION two shapefiles in qgis. I use the geoprossesing tool UNION. Both sf are in the same coordinate system (same as in the project). In the resulting sf some polygon borders are ...