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QGIS 2.0.1 linking table issue, MSSQL 2008 database

I'm trying to link tables in QGIS 2.0.1 and MSSQL 2008 database. I can link them but when I try to open the attribute table QGIS throws an error and shuts down creating a *.dmp file. I saw that ...
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Can HTML annotations be autogenerated for each location in QGIS 2.4

can HTML Annotation Boxes be autogenerated on the whole Map linked to locations and loading always the same html file for all of them? Best Regards
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Creating counties in QGIS

I have a raster map (a photocopy I took from an Atlas), and a vector map of the UK. The raster map shows pre-1890 Scottish county borders. I have geocoded the map so that the raster borders overlap ...
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unable to open the QGIS Tab

I have download the QGIS Softarwe of “gis-osgeo4w-1.7.3-00624b3” and “QGIS-OSGeo4W-1.8.0-2-Setup” both from net and installed both in my system, My system is running window07 professional Service ...
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draw lines with an angle inside a rectangle in python

I am trying to make a plugin for Qgis with python. I have the four corner coordinates for a rectangle. I want to give the user the inputs, line space and angle (0 -180 degrees). With these inputs, I ...
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QGIS Equivalent of MapInfo's 'Combine Objects using Column'

MapInfo has a function that takes a table, and creates a new table populated combines them by a specified value. So, combining on the name field, and specifying that the Area field should be ...
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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: ...
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Adding an “m” to the end of every number in a row

What function do i need to use to add an space and an m after every item in a row, using the field calculator in the attributes table. I have a load of numbers (as strings) and would like to add m ...
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Converting huge multipolygon to polygons

I have a shapefile with some huge multipolygons, with 100.000's of parts. What would be the easiest way to split them to singlepart polygons? I'm looking for something like QGIS ”Multipart to ...
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Add custom CRS - 2.2.0 Valmiera

i've builded a custom proj.4 library, tested it by command line (proj and cs2cs) and with postgres/postgis. All works fine. Now i'm trying to make the same with Qgis 2.2.0. I've replaced the original ...
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How do I successfully install the LecoS plug-in for QGIS 1.8

I have been trying to follow the instructions given here, but repeatedly get an error message pop-up titled "Mount" stating Access is Denied. Does anyone have a solution please?
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Splitting existing polygons with existing polylines(roads) with GME tool “split polygon by lines”

After reading through many of these articles i believe the GME tool "split polygon by lines" should be useful to my problem. I have a polygon that needs to be split by a road layer. When i run this ...
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The scale in Qgis is not setting to feet

I am working in QGIS 2.4. I have changed the CRS of all the layers and in the project properties to EPSG:102739 - NAD_1983_StatePlane_Texas_Central_FIPS_4203_Feet. I am in print composer trying to ...
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Import DEM into PostGIS for QGIS

I'm a complete GIS newbie so sorry if I'm using the wrong terminology in searching for a solution to this... I'm trying to import a DEM into PostGIS and display it in QGIS. The data is from the EU-DEM ...
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Continuous color band for a raster legend in QGIS composer legend

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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Why a shapefile of a geological map is not the fault lines are displayed in QGIS?

I am a new user of QGIS 2.4. I do not display correctrly geological SHP layer. This shape contains polygons with shapes, fault lines, dips, volcanic structures, shoreline types, geological boundaries ...
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QGIS spatial join, calculating distance from polygon to point layer

I am trying to perform a kind of 'spatial join' in Arcgis, joining to a polygon layer atributes of the closest feature of a point layer, as well as distance. But 'spatial query' doesn't offer an ...
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Make the foot of the histogram coincide with the point in QGIS

Is it possible in case of histograms in QGIS to make the foot of the diagram appear above the point or always make them appear above. My issue is that I see the option that maked them appear around ...
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Unable to access R from QGIS 2.4

I have been unable to run R from within QGIS on my computer. I have R version 3.03 installed and QGIS 2.4 on Windows 7. R is located at C:\Program Files\R\R-3.0.3\bin\and this is the path e specified ...
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QGIS Intersection problem

The QGIS Intersection tool is not working for two shapefiles in Version 2.2 or 2.4 (haven't tried earlier versions). I get a new shapefile with all the attributes, but no features. However, when I use ...
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QGIS Python console - save image from bounding box

I want to save an image from QGIS but the save image functionality feels limited. My question is if it's possible to use the python command line to save an image at a specific zoomed in scale and to ...
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QGIS WEB Cliente para windows 7

Bom dia, estou com alguma dúvidas a respeito do QGIS WEB Cliente que não consigo achar uma solução. Eu sei que tenho que fazer a instalação do Qgis Serve como esta escrito neste tutorial Anita Graser ...
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Can you use wildcards for column headers in Field Calculator?

I know you can use wildcards for fields like so (in the Field Calculator): case when "column" ILIKE '%example%' then 1 else 0 end Can you do something similar for the column headers themselves? I ...
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pyQGIS - Data Source is Invalid

Why I am getting Data Source is Invalid in python console of QGIS when running: vlayer = QgsVectorLayer("home/sanjayr/Desktop/india-latest.shp/buildings.shp","sanjay","ogr") I am using QGIS 2.4 on ...
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Tagging of several points into several shape files

I am searching for an easy method to get lots of points geotagged/georeferenzed into several shape files. I am working at a project where I need to collect all parcel shops in germany (but I will try ...
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How to use SAGA ShapesToGrid via Processing in a Python plugin?

I run these lines in my code: vectorlayer_vector = ftools_utils.getVectorLayerByName(inputLayer) Elevation = self.lineAttrib.currentText() cellSize = int(self.linePix.value()) outPath = ...
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How to convert ArcGIS .mxd file to QGIS .qgs file?

I recently tried to use QGIS and I wondered if you can convert a draft ArcGIS map (*.mxd file) into a QGIS project (*.qgs file). This would avoid thematize the entire project.
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Connecting QGIS 2.x to Firebird Database via ODBC?

I tried to connect a Firebird Database in QGIS 2.2 and 2.4 via ODBC to a database and get following error message: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN for SYSDBA/masterkey@Akdees ...
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How to convert unix time to qt time type?

How can I convert unix timestamp to qt time type using qgis field calculator? I would like to avoid importing my table into excel and convert the timestamp to qt time type.
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QGIS using different R lib

I am working with a colleague who is learning QGIS and has a question about the R plugin. His library path (.libPaths()) has two folders: "C:/Users/RDCERWAW/Documents/R/win-library/3.0" "C:/Program ...
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Using QGIS to create a table of correspondence between two area layers

I have two area layers over a map of Australia, and I want to know if it's possible to use QGIS to create a table of correspondences between them. The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides ...
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Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik XML?

Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik xml? I'm using QGIS 2.4 and Quantumnik does not seem to work with that version.
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How to compile QGIS 2.4.0 on Ubuntu Precise 12.04

Been trying to compile this for a couple of hours, using this download: http://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-latest.tar.bz2 and these instructions: ...
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Deleting unconnected lines with QGIS

I am using a road map in shapefile format in order to calculate a route between two points. The map is downloaded from OpenStreetMap and it has small unconnected lines that are messing up my routing. ...
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Loading SQLite extensions in QGIS

I have an extension which can be loaded in SQLite using the load_extension function. It would be useful for me if I could load it in QGIS to use in queries made via Database Manager. The Python ...
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Clip or Intersection tool - QGIS giving empty files

I am trying to clip an Ordnance Survey Master Map (OSMM) feature based on a polygon created for the sake of clipping which does not have any attributes, but the output is an empty file. Projection of ...
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How to work with Microstation DGN v8i files in QGIS?

I have a set of multiple files in DGN format (Microstation V8i). I would like to work with them in Qgis. Since QGIS only support pre-V8i dgn files, I cannot directly open the files. My first idea was ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 How to display only selected features on map?

Not sure if this option ever existed, but the new QGIS version hides a lot of things somewhere else and this seems so simple that I'm kind of convinced it was possible to do this before. I have quite ...
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How to create a storm swath map?

I can't really find the words to explain what I'd like to achieve so I attached a picture. The top picture was made of two layers, the layer with circles was made/styled using the instructions from ...
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From PostgreSQL to QGIS

I have conected to PostgreSQL and imported the layer to QGIS. The names of columns are written using English letters. Can the names of columns be automatically renamed using another language?
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QGIS 2.2 Raster Merge losing color data

I'm trying to merge a couple of GeoTiff maps using Raster > Miscellaneous > Merge but the merge is only coming out in grayscale. The geotifs are using palettes color. How do I get the merge to keep ...
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Data defines symbology in QGIS

I have to make a symbology based on a unique color value so I add a plus column to the attribute table with the number of color values. I went to the layer properties - style - data defined properties ...
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How to extend grid lines (Survey traverse lines) created by vector grid tool in QGIS?

We have a polygon. We want to create a grid (sort of) with certain intervals, lets just say - 200ms. In QGIS, using "Vector grid" option we can do this. But, once it's get clipped, it's like Fig -1. ...
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QGIS polygon areas inside a polygon

I'm having hard time doing the following analysis in QGIS: I have watershed polygons with individual IDs. Then I have four different shape files, each having different land use polygons. I would ...
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QGIS plugin for geodesy tasks [on hold]

Are there any plugins in QGIS for solution of geodetic problems, construct serif?
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How to Interpolate very large datasets in QGIS

I am working with a very large set of point data, (XYAttribute) which I wish to display as a raster. I've been using Interpolate, this is successful but very slow. I have other programmes that simply ...
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Performing buffering and intersection with script in PyQGIS

I wrote a script that performs the intersection of two layers: The first Layer -> layer1, represents the rivers The second Layer -> layer2, represents a set of circular dots distributed in a ...
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Clipping between features within a single vector?

Is it possible (via the Qgis API and friends), to clip polygonal features within a single vector layer? The hope is to accomplish this without having to duplicate the feature into a new layer. ...
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Error: .asc is not a supported raster data source

I am new using QGIS and struggling with this error "...... .asc is not a supported raster data source" when trying to add a ."asc" file as a raster. I downloaded the files from ...
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How to measure correct distances in a project with OpenLayers background?

I have 3 lat/long points as follows: A = {35.257246,139.721256} B = {35.256541,139.721491} C = {35.256326,139.7203271} 1) Measurement result by Movable Type Scripts: By using the distance ...