Software plugins that add functionality to the QGIS package

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How to use Threads in PyQgis, mainly to keep UI active?

I'm trying to develop a plugin, which does heavy computations and as a result, user interface becomes inactive. I know that I should use threads to keep the UI alive (specifically, I have a progress ...
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Where to report QGIS and QGIS-Plugin bugs?

I often find bugs in Qgis and its Plugins. I would like to ask about this on the internet but I do not seem to find the proper place to address this issue. Are there any instructions?
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How to edit a QGIS plugin GUI?

I have inherited a QGIS system from a former employee and my predecessor built a custom plugin for it. I now need to remove a single checkbox option completely from the UI for this plugin. Is there a ...
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How to export a Vector Layer with OGR2Layers Plugin

I'm using QGIS 2.0 Dufour on my Linux (Ubuntu 12.10).I'm download shapefile of Croatia country from this site (http://www.gadm.org/country) and i added a new vector layer where i created some ...
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How can i use python QGis network analysis library to calculate short path based on speed and distance?

I want to calculate and show short path from starting point to an end point in a qgis python plugin. in my research i stopped by an article about QGis network analysis library; ...
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How to include external libraries with my QGIS plugin?

I'm developing a plugin which makes use of "networkx" library extensively. However, networkx is not part of Python libraries pre-installed in QGIS. Is there a way to include this library with my ...
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Spatialite database creation problem (QGIS DB manager)

I am trying to create a Spatialite database in QGIS 1.8.0. Step one of instructions is: Right click on the Spatialite entry in the Browser tree and select Create Database. The Spatialite icon is ...
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Changing band for greyscale in plugin

I am trying to make a qgis plugin to change which band in a multiband data set (netCDF where the band represents time steps) is used for a grey scale rendering. The file works fine with manual ...
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Select Single Feature

I'm making a plugin in quantum gis 1.8 Lisbon. And I intend to select the value of fields in a table, when I click the mouse over a point. (Ie something similar to Single Feature Select tool). Does ...
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How to export a map (satellite image, 3 bands) to Tiff without losing the resolution in Qgis.

I manually improve the colour contrast of landsat images. The printing in pdf afterwards is OK, as it maintains the resolution due to the high dpi. Now I am interested to obtain a kmz/kml file of the ...
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Programmatically modify layer datasource on project save event (QGIS)

I have a QGIS plugin which allows users to add WFS/WMS layers to the map. I would like to be able to scramble the user ID part (token) of the uri when the project is saved/closed and then use my own ...
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How to use ZonalStats plugin?

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on a Windows Home Premium 7 machine. I have a single band TIFF that is 187 MB in size. My vector polygon shapefile represents a regular grid of a 147x112 36kmx36km grid cells. ...
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Programmatically change layer position in the table of contents (QGIS)

I am trying move/position a layer to the bottom of the TOC by using addTopLevelItem on all other layers. I unsure how to reference the layers as QTreeWidgetItem's. def bg_bottom_level_item(self): ...
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Unknown error concurring when developing QGIS 2.0.1 plugin in Windows 7

I am following the tutorial found here for developing a simple QGIS plugin within QGIS 2.0.1 installed on Windows 7. However, as I have began to try developing a link between the GUI and each the ...
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I'm looking for an idea to calculate shortest path in a line Vector layer using a starting point

I'm looking for an idea to calculate shortest path time in a line Vector layer using a starting point in a qgis python plugin based on distance and speed. is there a solution where i can get ideas? ...
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In what ways has QGIS 2.x API changed making Plugin Builder Tutorial invalid?

I am working on the QGIS workshop Tutorial for QGIS Plugin Builder and notice that it is for QGIS 1.1. As this seems like a popular tutorial, in general, what are some areas of this tutorial that need ...
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How to handle adding a PostGIS layer in pyQgis without saving password?

I'm writing python plugin and trying to find the right way to add PostGIS layer on the map without storing user password. After adding layer on the map, I strip out the password from uri like this: ...
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insertVertex giving false in pyQGIS

I have this code from my plugin which work in Qgis 1.8 and I am trying to make it work in 2.0. I want to insert a coordinate x and y into a polyline after the last entry. points = geom.asPolyline() ...
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Replacement of QVariant and setAttributeMap in PyQGIS

I am updating a plugin for QGIS 1.8 to QGIS 2.x. I have the code below. The setAttributeMap does not exist anymore. I have replaced it with fet.setAttributes and it seems to work. When using ...
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Using QGIS ComboBoxManager: adapting for QGIS plugin

I'm looking for more guidance using the QGIS ComboBoxManager module (http://3nids.github.io/qgiscombomanager/). After finally getting the imports correct, I'm trudging my way through learning how to ...
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Why is node tool deleting unselected points in lines?

I am freehand editing lines to a shapefile on Mac QGIS 2.2.0, and have my snap settings at vertex and segment @ 20 pixels. The lines are roadways and I have merged them all into one feature and merged ...
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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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Query from plugin that shows result on Map and in Attribute Table

I'd like to create a plugin that performs a static (no user input required) query that, based on a condition, selects all the features on the map and displays these in the attribute table. I have the ...
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What does this python error in terrain profile plugin mean?

I get this message when trying to create cross sections from a raster layer. It happens only when I try to plot from a selected polyline. When I choose temporary polyline, the plugin works fine.
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What is the closest CRS to “Meridiano de Greenwich”

I have a 1906 scanned map that I am trying to georeference in QGIS for Mac. The map has French and English lat-long, indicating them as either "Meridiano de Greenwich" or "Meridiano de Paris." I would ...
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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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How to create a dock widget correctly in QGIS plugin?

I am building a QGIS plugin and would like to use a dock widget. I have used QT creator to design the UI, with the object type being a QDockWidget. When the plugin is enabled in QGIS the dockwidget ...
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How to install Openlayers plugin on Qgis 1.8?

After having installed Qgis 1.8 i am not able to find the Openlayer Plugin. In "the old days" I know I was supposed to check "add 3rd party repositories", but that button has disappeared? I tried ...
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GarminCustomMap: crash without error

My GarminCustomMap crashes without an error. Im using qgis 2.2 on Xubuntu Precise. I tryed with different settings but after 2 - 6 seconds QGIS crashes without any error. What could be the problem? ...
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Every time I use the Distance Matrix my program stops responding

I get to the point of having all of my information in QGIS, and am attempting to save a .csv file in the Distance Matrix. I browse to an output distance matrix, click ok, the bar fills up to 100% and ...
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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 select Qgis features through Python Plugin

Hi I am very new to Python so this may be a bit basic. I am trying to find a way to select and zoom to the features in a QGIS layer. I have created a plug in and built a custom form. I have 3 ...
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How to number points along a line consecutively

I have a line and along this line I have different points which are max. 20m away from that line. Now I would like to number the points along the line, like shown in the grafic. Any suggestions how to ...
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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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location and mapset at Grass-QGIS

how can I indicate my drawings (unknown) location(coordinate) to GRASS at QGIS. because some time after importing the other vector or raster layers I hit an error regaring to coordinate issues. Thanks ...
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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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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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QGIS - Loading data by SQL-window in the DB-Manager is not working?

I have problems to add a subset from a PostGIS-table to QGIS by using 'load as new layer' in the SQL-window of the DB-Manager (QGIS-Version 2.2.0-Valmiera). I defined both the 'column with integer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS Plugin to open metadata and show metadata information

I try make plugin to open and read metadata (.xml) and show information inside metadata like map scale, map fiture and bounding box and auto fill it to QLineEdit This code i use to open metadata ...
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QGIS 2.2 documentation

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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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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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 ...