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How to open most recent directory using PyQGIS?

For example, when I add a vector layer, next time that I want to add another layer it opens up where I chose my last layer from. How would one implement this in Python and/or PyQgis? I'm writing a ...
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QGIS how to patch a plugin on local machine

I want to make a minor modification to a plugin (to change a field width in Table Manager). I edited the .py file and the .ui file and changed what I think are the right numbers but this seems to ...
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What exactly is the min/max of an extent? (QGIS heatmap plugin)

I'm having a hard time making the heatmap plugin do precisely what I want (namely, to make a heatmap showing not only points but an attribute of those points), and now I'm thinking that I may be ...
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Error opening Google layer in QGIS

I'm using QGIS to open my postgis layers based on Google Maps. But with some I am not having success, an error that generates a dump in the temp folder of my Windows user file occurs. To investigate ...
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Qgis 2.2 error plugin manager/installer error

I get this error at startup Ocurrió un error durante la ejecución del siguiente código: import pyplugin_installer Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File ...
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Is it possible to override default QGIS error messages?

From my QGIS plugin I would like to override/replace one of the the default QGIS error message ("The layer layer_url is not a valid layer and can not be added to the map") with my own message. I have ...
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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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It is possible to make snap using Google Maps based on QGIS?

Vectorized few lines using QGIS with Google Maps as a base. If I do not Trabachar with maximum zoom does not respect the topology of the base. It is possible to make snap using Google Maps based on ...
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How to Polygonize a polyline shapefile in QGIS 2.2?

When I used QGIS 1.8, I was able to transform polyline layers to polygon layers with the Polygonizer plugin. In QGIS 2.2, this function has been subsumed into the Processing toolbox. Unfortunately, ...
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Error in LineEdit when show parsing value as string

I m trying to make QGIS plugin to open xml, parse it and then show value i parse from xml to line edit, i use this code : from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui from ui_testparse import Ui_testparse import ...
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Converting models from QGIS to Python scripts?

I want to automate some tools for QGIS 2.0.2 using Python. Previously I have used ArcMap for automating tools and now i want to use QGIS. In ArcMap I used the ModelBuilder, and more specifically the ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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How to copy attribute values of fields in selected features of one layer to another Qgis programmatically?

I am trying to get the values of attributes of the selected features of a layer field by field and copy to another layer that I created in qgis with pyqgis. Is here a example for this. Every example ...
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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 add the attributes of selected features to my new layer in pyqgis

I am trying to create a layer from the selected points coordinates. I am drawing a circle to the coordinate of selected points. I also need to add initial attributes of my selected features to my new ...
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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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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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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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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 select and zoom in features from a QGIS Python Plugin

I'm very new to Python. I'm trying to find a way to select and zoom to the features from a QGIS layer. I've created a plugin and built a custom form. I have 3 values from the form which I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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, ...