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How to set Eclipse and PyDev for QGIS when ArcGIS is installed?

I have got a lot problems with the configuration of Eclipse with PyDev in order to develop QGIS plugins. The situation is very weird and frustrating. I can import qgis module using Pyscripter without ...
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How to update a QGIS plugin for new version (2.2)?

The updates to QGIS 2.2 have been fantastic and I'm really liking the improvements to the interface, features and performance. However, it seems that some plugins have not survived the upgrade. ...
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How to do a search in a line to a specific point

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour. I'm working with a shape file made by a single line that represents a road with 30km. In that line I want to attach pdf files containing information about some points in ...
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QGIS plugin, extending plugin stub, instance has no attribute error

Update This is not an answer to why it does not work when the method is defined inside the class, but a workaround. Simply defining the method outside, prior to, the class (something that Evil ...
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How to use eVis to launch AutoCAD with a relative path?

I found this post, which leads me towards what I need: How to link to external files with relative path in QGIS actions? Now, I'm trying to use the eVis plugin to open .DWG and .DXF by launching ...
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Installing LASTools to QGIS on a Mac (or other LAS processing plugins)

I recently saw this link how to install LAStools toolbox to QGIS. The problem is that the instructions are only for Windows users. Now I wonder if it's possible to install LAStools on a Mac with QGIS ...
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OpenGeo Explorer connect to geoserver

Just a quick and easy question. I have installed OpenGeo Explorer as a plugin to QGis for publishing seamlessly to a web based geoserver (hosted through AcuGIS). I have pointed to the server through ...
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Purpose of “myPlugin_dialog.py” file created by QGIS Plugin Builder

I usually use QGIS Plugin Builder to create working templates for QGIS plugins. While a generic Python plugin needs the files below; __init__.py metadata.txt resources.py (translated from ...
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Threejs “Failed to generate a dem file using gdalwarp. gdalwarp is not installed.”

I am trying to test out the new threejs plugin for QGis and have come across this error. Failed to generate a dem file using gdalwarp. gdalwarp is not installed. I have installed the latest ...
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How to use ArcView GIS extension in QGIS or how to convert one to do so?

I really would like to know whether is a way to can work with ArcView GIS extensions at QGIS? or at least a way to be converted to plugins at QGIS?
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Open'

Hy, I am running the following code which I found on: GDAL - Perform Simple Least Cost Path Analysis which I adapted to my case, but I get the following error when running the code in the python ...
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visualize bounding box to a polygon

I try to make plugin in QGIS that compare 2 bounding box data, ex: (-32.61442167739459, -32.017601026186576, 13.015663782506067, 13.428145228091406) and (-38.6102467739459, -38.017601026186576, ...
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Tick boxes for a qgis plugin written in python

in a python plugin for qgis I want the user to be able to select one or more of several options via tick boxes. I imagine it to look like e.g. Qgis 2.2 tool "Vector" -> "Data Management Tools" -> ...
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Where to find Documentation for developing QGIS Plugins?

I thought I would try to write a plugin for QGIS (some Python code that I hoped I could easily port) I started following http://www.qgisworkshop.org/html/workshop/plugins_tutorial.html but that turned ...
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How to create a slope map with different colors according to slope percentage or degrees

I have converted a dxf file with contour lines into a polyline shapefile, and I have used the Raster Analysis plugin to create a grayscale slope map from this shapefile. I would now like to have ...
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How to change OpenStreetMap Layer Properties in QGIS 2.0

I have loaded the OpenStreetMap layer in QGIS 2.0, but would like to edit the properties in order to better complement the map I'm producing. I can't seem to find the OSM toolbar or OSM Feature widget ...
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Snap points to line and calculate chainage using Open source GIS

I have a line layer (representing a pipeline) and a points layer (representing valves) and I would like to calculate the chainage of the valves along the pipeline. I assume that I would first need ...
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r.shaded.relief plugin on a DEM layer

I loaded a raster digital elevation map from the DEM explorer website. I defined the projection and created a mapset. I then loaded the raster file into GRASS with the r.in.gdal plugin to create a DEM ...
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how to compile qgis-1.8.0 on ubuntu

i have downloaded qgis-1.8.0.tar.bz2 and I want to install it on my linux computer(12.04 LTS). How can I perform it please? I do it because I am desperate with Qgis 2.0.1 Dufour on ubuntu 12.04, ...
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QGIS 2.0 Raster Interpolation

I am trying to use the Rasterinterpolation plugin to pick up elevations from a Raster DEM for a series of vector points. Once loaded, the Plugin is accessible through Plugins Menu/ Raster ...
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QGIS QgsPluginLayer broken on 2.0.1?

Is there a generic issue with the QgsPluginLayer class in QGIS 2.0.1? When I take the basic Watermark sample from here: https://github.com/sourcepole/qgis-watermark-plugin and make a couple of mods ...
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Sextante plugin

I'm looking for the sextant plug-in which is supposed to be showing in Plugin Manager under Manage and Install plugins. I currently have 30 plugins installed and enabled in QGIS 2.0 and 121 more ...
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Why do features in QGIS drawn on same datum as Google imagery from OpenLayers move? [duplicate]

I have just started using QGIS. I've loaded the "openlayers" plugin and added a google hybrid layer, which is based off the WGS84 datum to my understanding. Now I create a shapefile and add a new line ...
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QGis draw over simple jpeg image

I'm pretty new to GIS, and since 2 months ago QGIS is a great tool to achieve very simple tasks, such open some shapefiles I find in the web and load that data on my website geoJSON formatted. Now ...
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How to make GRASS and SAGA tools capable to use in QGIS?

I installed QGIS, GRASS and GDAL by OSGeo4w package, and as I finish the installation, I want to use GRASS tool, I face this problem: But I already installed GRASS and SAGA, how to make those tools ...
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Get list of CRS in QGIS by python?

It is possible to get list/dictionary of "Recently used coordinate reference system" from QGIS by python? Or get list of all "Coordinate reference systems of the world" also from QGIS by python.
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How to get the file paths of the loaded layers in a QGIS plugin?

I am very new to GIS, QGIS and Python so please bear with me. I am using QGIS 2.0 and I would like to develop a QGIS plugin that would display the raster layers of the main window in order to allow ...
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How can I make the topology checker plugin ignore very tiny errors?

I'm a QGIS2.0 user. Topology checkers is a very valuable for me as a data creator. I use this plugin for checking data quality. But, this plugin finds too much errors include very, very tiny ...
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Halting QGIS on startup until user is authenticated?

I have a custom made login form in Python, which launches on QGIS startup. But before the user has a chance to enter the credentials, the program starts normally, bypassing the form. From then on the ...
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Label features on hover/click with QGIS?

Simple question: Is there a built in/easy way to show labels for features based on a hover or click action with QGIS 2.0.1?
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Sextante in QGIS - downloaded, but does not show up

I downloaded Sextante, and I put it into the directory C:\users[my_user_directory].qgis\python\plugins\sextante-1.0.9\sextant I re-started the computer, but there is still no sign of Sextante in ...
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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 avoid “Handle bad layers” message when using QGIS Flowmapper plugin?

In QGIS, if I close a project and try to open it a few days later I often get a message that says "Handle bad layers". This is very frustrating because when I open the project various layers will have ...
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Make a polygon from intersecting lines in QGIS, using Polygonize or similar?

In QGIS, I want to make polygons from a set of intersecting lines. Looking at the screenshot here, I want chop the purple line (it's a closed line, not a polygon) where it crosses the green and blue ...
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Zonal statistics returns wrong values in QGIS

I used zonal statistics for a simple task: to transmit raster pixel values to vectormap which contains squares as big as the pixel size is. The problem is that the values of the outcome are not ...
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how to snap two line vertex in two different layers used in QGIS

I want to snap between two poly-lines from 2 different layers (Layer1 in Brown and Layer 2(postGIS layer) in Pink color- ), but my snap option don't work. I have changed the tolerance to different ...
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Contacting developer of QGIS plugin?

I want to give feedback to the developer of a non-core QGIS plugin. (Numerical Vertex Edit by Cedric Moeri, who seems to have no webpage for his plugins) I joined OSGeo Wiki but hardly know my way ...
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How to randomly select from existing points within each polygon?

I have a polygon layer (where each feature has a class attribute), and a point layer, and there are at least 10 points within each feature of the polygon. Is there a way to randomly select only "k" ...
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QGis 2.0.1 mapserver extension missing

I tried to export my Qgis projects to mapserver, using RT mapserver extension, because there is not any other extension in my version of QGis.(QGis 2.0.1 Dufour on ubuntu 12.04 LTS). After installing ...
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Closed source plugins [duplicate]

Are you allowed to develop closed source, commercial plugins for QGIS? License is GNU GPL, which is normally very restrictive. Update: Assume it is a python plugin (possibly open-sourced), that ...
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Troublehsooting QGIS Time Manager in OSX

Though it worked with a sample .shp layer with 10 points that I fabricated, the plugin isn't working with the larger data set I am trying to use now (a couple thousand points). It correctly identifies ...
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QGIS autotrace plugin - when will it be ready?

Is there any news on when the MapInfo-style auto-trace plugin that Lutra Consulting has been developing, will be put up to the QGIS Plugins Repository? It was supposed to be this month, according to ...
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QGIS 2.0 Plugin: Select and Identify a Single Feature

given is a layer with some nodes on it and every node has some attributes(name, id, etc...). For showing up the informations of a single node I can use the "Identify Feature Tool". Choose the tool, ...
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How to handle PostgreSql 1:m relationship data by using “Data-Driven Input Mask” QGIS plugin?

I have 1:m relationship tables in my PostgreSql. I like to show the main table attributes as well as the relational table attributes (like grid rows) in QGIS attribute-edit-form. What are the entries ...
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Python Error while installing QSpatiaLite in QGIS 2.0

I'd like to install QSpatiaLite to my QGIS2.0 but the following error massage occured while installing with the pluginmanager: Couldn't load plugin QspatiaLite due an error when calling its ...
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How to use MOLUSCE plugin in QGIS?

I am trying to explore MOLUSCE ver 3.0.4 in QGIS Dufour. I am trying to simulate the land use change using this tool. I have following querries: It asks for Initial and final year at the first step. ...
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How to use “Data-Driven Input Mask” QGIS plugin?

I have installed Data-Driven Input Mask plugin in QGIS and added necessary relationships between PostgreSql tables. But I don't find any changes in the UI. How to enable/configure this plugin ...
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Query MYSQL database inside a python plugin

I am new to QGIS python development and I have a requirement to query the database and depending on the result do some processing in QGIS. I found how to create a connection to mysql db on python ...
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How to read the count of the cells with data with non “no-data” values ,in QGis?

How to read the count of the cells with data with non "no-data" values ,in QGis
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Trying to use a QGIS plugin - getting classFactory error

I've had to create a GIS for the company I work for, choosing QGIS over ArcGIS due to price (company doesn't want to buy another copy of ArcMap). In any case, it's not a HUGE GIS but it would be good ...