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qgis-mapserver: GetCapabilities returns no layer

My problem is imilar to this thread I've installed qgis 2.4 and qgis server 2.4 on fedora. I created a simple project containing a vector layer (shapfiles) GetCapabilities request works but there ...
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How do I convert a tweet into a point in QGIS?

I've been doing some research on using R to datamine twitter, but I haven't really found an answer or a decent tutorial for my question. I'm interested in pulling tweets from twitter with a certain ...
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ArcGIS 10: How to mask a raster by using extract by mask tool If the feature mask is larger than the raster area?

I have a problem to mask the the raster which has values ranges -0.73106217384338 - 0.94593381881714. These values have been derived by using equatin (B3-B4)/(B3+B4) from Landsat band 3 and band 4 ...
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How to set default font in QGIS?

Is it possible to modify the default fonts to be used from "MS Shell Dlg 2" to another? If yes, where do I have to set it?
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How to get value and store it in a variable from a line edit or text edit in pyQT?

How to get value and store it in a variable (in main python plugin) from a line edit or text edit box that were created in QT designer ?
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How to make transparent the background of a WMS layer in Leaflet

I have inserted the following layer from a geoserver in the following Leaflet map : var nexrad = new L.TileLayer.WMS("URL", { layers: 'Wrecks:WrecksGreaterNorthSea', format: 'image/png', ...
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One vector data layer with different styles in QGIS

I have one layer of vector data that I would like to show in two different styles. Is there a way of accomplishing this in QGIS? I've solved it now by duplicating the the vector layer and add ...
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Error with qgis2threejs plug-in

I am currently endeavouring to use qgis2threejs to create a 3D visual using DSM and orthomosaic data captured using my unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Originally the plug-in seemed to work perfectly, ...
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How to obtain geographic points with a cdv file

I have a xlsx file with a column called CoordX and another with CoordY, I save the file in CSV format (semi-colon) and use the delimited text plugin and follow all the information in the text box. ...
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How to draw polygons in shapefiles

How do I draw a polygon in a shapefile that I've created from joined points of 2 .csv files? Which specific tool do I use?
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QGIS Forms - How Do I Display a Read-Only Value?

Older versions of QGIS had an "Immutable" option for form fields to make it obvious that data was read-only. How do I display values in the current version and make it obvious that they are ...
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QGIS's raster calculator— running as a batch process?

I have a series of raster files (150 or so) that I need to multiply by a baseline raster. Unfortunately, the series of rasters have a different cell size (30m×30m i.e. .00027777778 degrees ...
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How to load a *.qgs file in a C++ QGIS standalone app?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 API to develop a standalone app by C++. I saved a test.qgs file in QGIS Desktop software, in the project, there was one layer and it was visible. Then I loaded the test.qgs ...
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Repetitive behavior in QGIS plugin in connection between Cancel button and pushButton

I'm trying to build a QGIS plugin where I need to ask for a file name using a pushButton connected with a QFileDialog object. I've built a simple plugin using the QGIS plugin builder (putting the text ...
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QGIS 2.4 crashes when symbolizing QgsComposerShape in Python with ScriptRunner

I'm attempting to use ScriptRunner to output a jpeg of a red rectangle using QGIS Composer to understand the QgsComposerShape. Everything works except QGIS crashes when the symbol is applied. The ...
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Is there a public repository of common formating styles for QGIS? Specifically for Tiger data?

I have downloaded the Tiger data for a map I'm working on and wonder if there is somewhere I can download the common formatting styles for these shapes so I don't have to reinvent the wheel. For ...
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How to convert length in Decimal degrees to meters programmatically?

I'm new to qgis and I want to find the length of some roads in a map. So I used the following code, from shapely.wkb import loads def getLength(): layer = ...
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Add WMS in QGIS gives an error with Map request failed [error:Host http not found url:http://http//

I got an URL from a friend who is working with Oracle MapBuilder. http://[IP]:11188/mapviewer/wms I tried to get the service via ArcMap and it was working. Then I tried my beloved QGIS and there is ...
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Meaning of r.viewshed output numbers in QGIS?

I have completed a r.viewshed analysis of a point in GRASS7. I have imported the arising Geotiff into QGIS and when viewing the layer in the layer window (after expanding the +) I am presented with a ...
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Calculate flow path with QGIS

I am trying to replicate my erosion model in ArcGIS for Desktop in QGIS 2.4. I tried to calculate the upstream distance along the flow path for my agricultural field using QGIS. I did the equivalent ...
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Console application in .NET incorporating QGIS tools

I am working on a project where I want to build a standalone application in .NET using QGIS tools. Is there any option like the ArcObjects SDK for .NET? Please help me on this.
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QGIS Topology Checker select errors

I have used the Topology Checker plugin in QGIS to create rules to identify errors in my layer. For example, I have used it to search for all overlapping polygons. This plugin is great for finding ...
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how to add different data frames in QGIS? [duplicate]

![enter image description here][1]how can i add different data frames in QGIS and show all data frames in single map like we add different data frames in ARCGIS and in single map we show these data ...
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How to Make an Outside Buffer in QGIS?

I have a layer of street segments that are within a given distance of a fire station. Now I want to make a border around these street segments. If I use Buffer, it puts a buffer around each segment. ...
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Discover multipart features in a layer in QGIS

I am trying to identify multipart features using QGIS version is 1.8.0. I've tried: look at the attributes table select a random feature and check in the canvas if there are multiple geometries ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 doesn't support multiple types of geometry in GML file

I'm testing GML 3.2.1 data according to INSPIRE Data specification (version 3.0). Data for theme Cadastral Parcels shall have both polygon geometry and definition point. When I download data from my ...
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QGIS - Identify overlapping polygons in single layer

I have a shapefile of buffered points in QGIS. I need to display all buffer polygons in this layer which overlap. I have experimented with the intersect tool, but this only seems to work if I am ...
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What are good colour schemes for large density flow maps?

I came across nice QGIS tutorial for mapping flows. In contrast to Alasdair, I have zero talent in colour choice. Can anybody recommend some good starting points for nice colour schemes (I'd be ...
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Geoprocessing tool Difference from the Terminal?

I have used QGIS Geoprocessing tool Difference to cut polylines (SHP) into to smaller pieces using a polygon (SHP). This works very good in QGIS. Now, to speed up the process, I'd like to be able to ...
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QGIS 2.4: How to get Atlas to print all features not just the one visible in preview

I have a number of "zones" described by polygons that I use to produce a set of larger scale maps that I used to export into a pdf. This has stopped working (when I moved to 2.4 ??) and now I ...
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Error: Cutline feature without a geometry. > Raster Type

I've got an "Error: Cutline feature without a geometry" on QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak. I have 2 samples (A raster type and a vector type), they have the same coordinates (EPSG:4253 - Luzon 1911) Then I tried ...
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Ideal file format for QGIS that allows mixed geometry types?

I have a spreadsheet for an archaeological project that is hosted on Google docs. This allows multiple contributors to edit and update the table as revisions and field data comes in. The table is not ...
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How can I properly clip a shape file to get the section I want using QGIS?

I've tried the other "how to clip" instructions here, but consistently get an empty shapefile from the clip. QGIS Version: 2.4.0-Chugiak OS: MacOS 10.10 Input File: San Diego (South Map) 1999 Topo ...
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NDVI derived from Landsat band 3 and band 4 using QGIS raster calculator shows the different range when opening in the ArcGIS

I have calculated Normalized difference vegetation indices from landsat 5 band 3 and band 4 that have 0-0.38 minimum and maximum ranges respectively. But whenever I open the same NDVI.tiff file in ...
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Iterating between two layers using QGIS python

I will try and explain my situation as clearly as possible. I just created my first plugin that is being used to analyze between various layers and give back quantities to the user. Most of it is ...
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Another Way to Join a New Column to a DBF if OpenOffice is Giving a “Longer Than the Number of Digits Allowed” Error?

When I need to add a data column to a DBF, I always download the shapefile, open the DBF with OpenOffice for Mac, us a VLOOKUP( ) to add my data to a new column, re-save the file as a DBF, then open ...
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Does QGIS work with Anaconda?

I am trying to get QGIS to work with the Anaconda distribution of Python but I do not know how to get this to work. In one of the answers it was mentioned that QGIS does not work with Anaconda and I ...
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How complete are the Fusion tools in QGIS?

How complete are the Fusion tools in QGIS? I have them installed and (vaguely) working, but there are only about ten of them. Is the idea of having just a few tools available, that one can use ...
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How to find length of a discontinued line feature

I wanted to find the length of features in a road layer. So I go through each feature in the layer and used, line = feature.geometry().asPolyline() to find the points which particular feature is ...
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How to use qgis coordinate transformation in user code

I am now working with coordinate transformations between different CRSs, e.g. latlong to UTM. After comparisons, I found out that the coordinate capture plugin in QGIS is quite accurate for the ...
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QGIS freezes after making and saving many edits to a layer

I work with QGIS 2.4 on windows 7. The problem occurs when I work on a layer and save it many times. After a random number of saves, pressing the save button once more causes QGIS to freeze, all ...
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QGIS assign multiple points data to closest polygon

I've got two layers: point layer polygon layer I need to add the points attributes to the polygon by location (if the point is on top of polygon add the atribute as a new field. I thought of ...
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How to use pre-generated Tiles

i have just created Tiles with Qtiles on Qgis, but how can put these folders (tile .png) on Geoserver or Mapserver? is it possible? I am trying to put the folder in C:\Program Files (x86)\GeoServer ...
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QGIS Heatmap plugin how to convert resulting raster values to meaningful values for legend

I am using QGIS and heatmap plugin and I need help with finding the meaning of the resulting raster values. I know there have been some questions, but none of them helped. This is my point layer input ...
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Spatial join with snapping

is there a tool in QGIS which is able to perform a spatial join with the possibility of define a snapping radius? For better understanding: I have 2 point shapes with attributes I need to join by ...
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What Does the Cell Value in a Composite Raster Mean?

When I make a composite raster in QGIS using the GRASS r.composite tool and then click on a certain cell I get these values in the blue/green/red/composite rasters: blue = 124 green = 124 red = 172 ...
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How can I find the center of the circle or ellipse I just created

I need to draw circles and ellipses with a certain length/width/ radius. I used the rectangles ovals digitizing plugin to create them, but only measured roughly the circles' radiuses. It would be ...
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Correctly merging DEM rasters and eliminating edge effects

I'm using 10m DEM rasters from the NRCS Data Gateway for a large portion of California. The problem is some strange tiling that appears after merging, but isn't present in the original data (before ...
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Can't find GPS in QGIS for Android

I have installed QGIS on my samsung galaxy note 10.1 (not 2014 edition) but I can't get contact with the GPS. I have the GPS information tool, but when I try to connect, QGIS shut down or nothing ...
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QGIS on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

I just upgraded to OS X Yosemite therefore I have to use Java 8 (at least this is what Java tells me). After installing QGIS I was trying to start QGIS but I got the error message that I have to have ...