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How to measure the distance of multiple points to a line

I have two shapfile in QGIS to which I am trying to find the distances between. I have a shoreline which is a vector line and then I have hundreds of data points in the ocean. What I am trying to find ...
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How can I label both coordinates in mmQGIS?

How can I label both coordinates in mmQGIS? Everything I try leads to only one of the 2 coordinates (lat or lon) to be labeled. I cannot get both labeled at the same time.
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How to Georeference a tiff with correct coordinate system

I am having difficulty in georeferencing an existing tiff (already has georeference information - but is out of alignment). Using the georeference plug-in I can create the map's GCP in the 4 corners ...
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How to install Quantum GIS Lisboa and scipy

I'm trying to install some plugins of the QGIS but an error occurs. The program asks the scipy program. I installed Python, the Numpy and scipy. Also installed the program R. However, QGIS continues ...
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Sextante Plugin error in QGis

I am an user of QGis 1.9.0. When I go to Fetch plugin option Sextante plugin is broken seems what is the problem?Even I agin downloaded the plugin in Qgis official resportary but it displays me the ...
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Qgis 1.9 commitChanges() and Redraw a temporary layer

Using QGIS 1.9 and writing a python plugin. I have a function that connects points into polylines and draws them as a temporary, in memory layer. Membership in a polyline is determined by a field in ...
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QGIS gdal_contour C runtime error [duplicate]

I am running the latest QGIS-master 1.9.0 and am attempting to generate some contours from raster input created by the Interpolation tool. I get a series of error message popping up telling me "R6034 ...
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Cannot add the PostGIS raster layer with QGIS

I've imported some raster data in PostGIS database with the following command: raster2pgsql -s 31468 -I -C -M -t 50x50 /home/stefan/Quantum\ GIS/Neumarkt/NM_NW.tif public.demelevation | psql -U ...
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OpenLayers Rendering Error [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS to render some air quality modelling results. I'm having issues with the OpenLayers Plugin whenever I have another vector layer active. The plugin works if it's the only layer in the ...
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Why does exported map from print composer differ from map canvas? QGIS 1.8.0 [duplicate]

I have a small project consisting of a Google maps satellite open layer with two new shapefiles overlaid on it. I have then used print composer to add a grid and some labels. I have also selected lock ...
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Points to paths

I have a set of lat/long points which represent positions along a set of paths (the points are generated by satellite collars on several animals that we are tracking), and I want to link the points ...
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Create a path following a road, interpolating from a set of points

I have several hundred vehicular routes within a city from which I wish to create shapefiles. These take the form of directions such as "From Green Street, turn left into Brown Street, Right into ...
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Importing dxf as a vector layer or using dxf2shp function (Differences?)

I was trying to import a DXF file in QGIS. First tried using dxf2shp function but it didn´t work. I browse the dxf file and i put a name to the output and nothing was created in directory i chose. I ...
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QGIS:what does it do “snap gcp coordinates to background layers” in the Georeferencer plugin?

Maybe is too obvious, but I don't find any precise documentation about this checkbox in the georeferencer plugin.
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Is there a way to create a plugin in C++ without compiling all the Qgis source?

This is my second post and I apologize if it's post the same day on the first. After several researchs, I found the only way to create a plugin in C++ is to compile the Qgis source with the plugin ...
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How to get mean of pixel values within a buffer zone around current mouse position in QGIS

for a qgis 1.8 python plugin I want to query the mean of all pixel values of a raster layer within a defined buffer around the current mouse position, not for an existing point layer. For the buffer ...
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Bar graph - cartodiagram in QGIS

Can I create a cartodiagram in QGIS 1.7.3? I need one bar graph in every territorial unit of one layer. It must vizualize organization on X and number of research in one organisation. Is it possible? ...
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Plugin error in Qgis

I just now downloaded a plugin named "XY tools"from fetch plugins option . I am a user of Qgis v 1.9.0.It shows me the following error: An error has occured while executing Python code: Traceback ...
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Quantum GIS Road Graph “Path not Found”

I'm trying to teach myself Quantum GIS using the book The Quantum GIS training manual by Thiede et al and have run into a problem with the Road Graph add in. The training data set I've been using ...
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How to add a group at the top of all groups in a legend?

I have six groups of layers added to the legend. After adding the new one using python, I can load layers then move them to this new group. Is it possible to create group at the top of all groups or ...
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Problem compiling UI file generated by QGIS Plugin Buidler

I have used the plugin builder QGIS 1.8 to create an empty plugin. The next step is to compile the ui file using pyuic. pyuic.py runs but halts at the line with from PYQt4 import QTCore and an error ...
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How to add QGIS Python API Intellisense support in Aptana Studio3/Pydev

I'm developing QGIS plugins using PyDev in Aptana Studio 3 and I would like to know if it's possible to make it aware of the QGIS API and add some "intellisense" functionnalities when programming. For ...
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How to programmatically associate a layer with a custom UI?

I know it is possible to associate a layer with a custom UI for editing feature attributes using the QGIS interface. But is this possible with Python? This link shows how to achieve the result ...
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How to set default bad layers handler in the python plugin?

I am trying to write a python plugin for QGis. My python plugin will copy a template qgis project into data catalog with ESRI shapefiles. Because data catalogs can vary in its content there will be ...
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Installing TauDEM on Windows 8

Has anyone installed TauDEM on Windows 8? I have tried to install TauDEM on the 1.9.0 master version of QGIS, but I get just error messages. I have successfully installed TauDEM in the same ...
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How to fix ImportErrors when loading Python plugins in QGIS?

I have recently installed QGIS 1.8 in Windows 8. Although QGIS seems to be working fine, I cannot load plugins after their installation. Instead I keep getting this message: Traceback (most recent ...
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How to install a QGIS plugin when offline?

Due to various IT policies at my workplace, QGIS is installed on a machine that is not connected to the internet. I wish to install a couple of QGIS plugins on this system. I have downloaded the ...
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cannot download 3rd party plugins in qgis

I want to download SDA4PP plug-in in QGIS. Unfortunately I cannot see the button to download 3rd party plugins, as indicated in the install instructions at that link. I am using this program on a ...
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How to run two versions of QGIS simultaneously

I really enjoy seeing the new features and icons of QGIS 1.9 nightly versions. It's looking fantastic, and some features are already very useful for my work. However, it is inherently less stable ...
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QGIS Plugins - DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application

This is my first question so please go easy. I am trying to develop a Plugin for QGIS. I made my plugin using the "plugin builder", then compiled the .qrc and .ui files with PySide-rcc.exe and ...
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Qgis: How to display special characters German “ÄÜÖß” in a Map?

I have a shape file with names for Regions. These don't seem to contain special characters but ugly hyroglyphes. What can I do do display them correctly. If I import the shape as UTF-8 it doesn't ...
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Why does importing data through MSSQL provider throw this error?

(Sorry for the awful title, but I will refine if we can figure this out...) I've imported data through drag 'n drop without using the geometry_columns name specifically - the default name when ...
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How to calculate Image boundary / footprint of satellite images using open source tools?

I'm referring to this question&discussion: How do I create a shapefile showing footprints of Rasters? I need to create the polygon outlines of several single layer raster images, not the ...
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I can't fetch external plugin in 1.7.3 version

All the plugins are unavailable and are not getting connected. Only installed plugins are available. I tried changing proxy settings and manually downloaded and installed plugins, but neither of those ...
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Are there qgis equivalent to Cogo tools of ArcView 3.2

We are transistioning to Qgis, i have GIS users that currently use ArcView 3.2 (yes there are still people using this) they find the cogo tools very useful and I was wondering if there is an ...
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How to handle mmqgis geocoding IOError: [Errno socket error] [Errno 101]?

I try to geocode a .csv file with QGIS + mmqgis plugin. But, since some days the plugin always crashes. I tried it with QGIS 1.8.0 on an Ubuntu 11.10, OSGeo-Live v6.0 (which is Xubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) ...
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make: pyuic4: command not found

I need to develop a QGIS plugin for a project. First, I launched the following command for the installation on Ubuntu 12.04: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qgis sudo apt-get install ...
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How to install Sextante in QGIS 1.8 without Plugin Installer?

How can I install sextante (and where can I download it) if the Plugin Installer doesn't works? As I work for a corporation, I have some problems conecting to the official repository, and I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 'Manage plugins' in 1.9 (master) doesn't show 1.8 plugins

I'm using Qgis master on Windows 7 and more recently xubuntu 13.04. On xubuntu, the 'fetch python plugins' is missing, which Nathan just pointed out was intentional rather than a bug. My problem is ...
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Fetch Python Plugins missing

I'm running QGis master v1.9.0 on xubuntu and the 'fetch python plugins' option is absent. This guy had this problem with vanilla 1.7.5 but fixed it by upgrading to 1.9.0 master. Nishant had this ...
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Installing raster resampling module in QGIS 1.8

On the website of Sourcepole, I have recently come across the case of resampling images in Quantum GIS. Because I am rather a beginner in GIS software I would like to ask you for information about how ...
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How to export png to file system with python?

I use python to make a plugin that contains shape file,color_bar,time_bar 3 items above now I want to export my result to a png image After I find the method to do it I find a similar way to ...
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Why is my custom QGIS repository not working in recent qgis-dev version?

I have a custom QGIS repository that worked well with my own plugins.xml on a private server. Yesterday I downloaded and installed the newest QGIS-DEV that now include some changes in the Python ...
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It is possible to add A* to the pgrouting plug-in?

I am using pgrouting layer plug-in as described in this post: http://underdark.wordpress.com/2011/12/18/osm2po-part-2-pgrouting-on-osm-the-easy-way/ I am now able to calculate the shortest path using ...
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An error has occured while executing Python code while doing home range analysis (Qgis 1.8.0)

It keeps appearing: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/Worten/.qgis//python/plugins\HomeRange_plugin\HRplugin_dialog.py", line 80, in QObject.connect(self.buttonBox, ...
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Install shapely for QGIS on Mac

I know there are a number of similar questions, but none of them have answers that allow me to use shapely in QGIS. In particular I am trying to install the Contour plugin, but this fails with the ...
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How to minimize the number of nodes in a polygon?

I'm building a web application that will be transferring polygons from server to client. Initially, the shapefile is coming from an external source that I have no control over. Often, I find polygons ...
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Plugins menu not showing up

I want to use the TraceDigitize plugin on QGIS v1.8.0. I've added it to the Python/plugins folder in Explorer and it now shows up in the list when I go to Plugins>Manage plugins. It says it's ...
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Instructions for installing Sextante plugin

As a follow-up to the question I recently asked on PyQGIS, can someone please point me to a document, webpage or thread that provides me with step-by-step instructions as to how to install an external ...
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QGIS Points to Path Plugin Date/time error [closed]

I would like to use the Points to Paths plugin to plot the tracks of collared animals, exactly as specified on this page http://spatialgalaxy.net/2011/12/30/qgis-plugin-of-the-week-points-to-paths/ ...