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Which EPSG for UTM with 8 digits in QGIS

I have a UTM datasets with 8 digits, so the first digits are 32 (for UTM Zone 32N), but which EPSG should I use to get the data at the right spot in QGIS in a 6 digits system. If I want to transfer ...
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Creating Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) in QGIS?

I want to create a TIN and view it in 3D in qgis. The tin am creating using interpolation plugin is a raster TIN but i want the normal TIN(vector TIN).
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Is there a QGIS theme/project selector?

I am switching from Mapinfo Pro to QGIS and have a question. In Mapinfo, I have coded a theme selector to turn on/off themes (workspaces) in a basemap, as shown below. Has anyone made a similar plugin ...
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How to create heatmaps with small radius?

I am trying to visualize a set of pois on a map with the qgis heatmap plugin. It works great with a big radius but the layer is invisible for a small one (around 100 meters). I really need a small ...
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QGIS - Create equal length polygon along polyline

How can I create a series of polygons along a line? I need to assess the density of a number of targets along a line within a corridor. I have tried the following: creating a buffer, using the ...
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Drawing some points in QGIS 2.4 using Python

I'm new to PyQGIS so here goes: Give a new QGIS project, how can we draw some Points on the map? I tried the following but nothing showed up. Should they be placed in a Vector layer before they can ...
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Editing Cursor for GPS live tracking in QGIS 2.4

I am interested in using QGIS 2.4 for vessel navigation due to its ability to display NOAA vector charts or BSB's as well as user created shapefiles. I currently oversee a project that requires ...
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How can I modify the width and the precision of my database?

I have a database in txt format made of several columns of real numbers. Two column are integer, 17 are real (rounded to the first decimal) and 17 are real rounded to the second decimal. If I import ...
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Separated, but combined polygons - unable to split. What determines that?

In Mapinfo it works well when splitting polygons if they are physically separated(non-combined). However, occasionally when conducting "multiparts to singleparts" in QGIS, some errors occur, although ...
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Programmatically Select a CRS in QGIS 2.4 using Python

When you run the following Python code in the Python Console of QGIS 2.4, uri = "file:///C:/data.csv?type=csv&xField=lng&yField=lat&spatialIndex=no&subsetIndex=no&watchFile=no" ...
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Non-standard WMS parameters not sent in GetMap requests via QGIS?

I am coding a python plugin to QGIS that connects to the UK National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Web Mapping Service (WMS). In general, I don't have any problems doing this with the QgsRasterLayer API ...
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Error message: qgis_core.dll missing

I have a fresh install of QGIS 2.4. When trying to open a .shp file I get the error message below. I've followed their advice and have done several re-installs and also cleared all qgis files from my ...
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Gdal/QGIS resampling asc file

I have a DEM (.asc) file with a resolution of 1000 meters per pixel. Therefore the file has a lot of columns and rows. I would like to chance the resolution per pixel from 1000 to 3000 meters per ...
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Making QGIS buttons and my Plugin button mutually exclusive

I've added a toolbar to the QGIS main window and I've added some checkable buttons to the toolbar. How can I make my checkable buttons untoggle QGIS default toolbars' checkable buttons? That is, ...
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Field Calculator QGIS: CASE WHEN [duplicate]

at first, sorry for my English. I'm using Google translator. I have a .shp file with attribute table. Like this... -- A -- -- B -- -- C -- QString Double Double Data ...
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How to find address in QGIS using openlayers plug-in?

Is possible to search for addresses using OpenLayers plugin in QGIS?
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Use QGIS plugins in custom standalone application [duplicate]

I am trying to create a QGIS custom standalone application. I want to add the Google Physical map from OpenLayers plugin to my application when it starts, but I cannot seem to be able to access ...
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How to export a postgis table to a pbf file?

I need a tool like osm2po or osm2pgsql but that does the opposite thing, convert a postgis table to a pbf file. I think qgis can do this but I can't find that option.
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Show feature count of layer via Python console / PyQGIS

When working with vector layers in QGIS, I can display the feature count of a layer and, if applicable, the feature count per attribute category (e.g. when using categorized or graduated styling) via ...
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Running GRASS functions in QGIS 2.4 from python console

I am using qgis 2.4 and i am looking for the "easiest" way to execute e.g. the r.in.gdal function from the python console in qgis. Specifically for r.in.gdal, I could not found this function in ...
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Generate a series of ellipses on a line

I am trying to create a series of ellipses (mocked up in green below) of defined dimensions along a line. I have got as far as generating regularly spaced points along the line that are attributed ...
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Spatial join without operation on the variable of interest

I have a simple problem: I've got to spatially join records of an epidemic in forests to some plot coordinates I have gathered. Problem is, I cannot obtain the records for each year on each plot, I ...
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QGIS : cannot change the z-coordinate of a point shapefile using the wkb geometry format

I am using QGIS Desktop 2.5.0-Master with GDAL/OGR 1.11.0 on a windows 7. I am working on a little pyQGis script that should modify the z-coordinate of points in a vector shapefile based on a value ...
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Filter MapComposer legend to only show layers visible on the map

I have written a function in Python / PyQGIS (no standalone application, so copy/paste it to the Python console editor to run it) that takes a VectorLayer as argument, creates a MapRenderer object for ...
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Equivalent of excel Alt+Enter in attribute table?

On excel, you can do "carriage return", that is, jump a line, using Alt+enter within a cell. When I copy a cell from excel in my attribute table, this format is respected. I can find no way to write ...
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QGIS Deployment in Citrix XenApp - How to Remove Pyramids from the image “properties”

I'm working on deploying QGIS 2.4 into a XenApp 6.5 desktop environment. We've tested QGIS to see if it will run in our environment on a test server and have found that building Pyramids with ...
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Importing kml google earth polygons to QGIS

I've created some polygons in google earth, saved it to kml and then I loaded these files into QGIS. The problem seems to be the projection, these polygons are slightly out of the place. I've tried ...
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Issues with QGIS WFS editing/PostGIS rendering

I want to be able to view and edit spatial data within a postgis database. I have tried using a WFS with Geoserver - but constantly get 'Empty Response' error and the Network log says the request ...
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Will core functions in QGIS 2.6 exploit multi-threading?

After reading a recent post about introducing multi-threading to QGIS, I was wondering if QGIS 2.6 will include this when running various processes. I checked online and I could only find that ...
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Exporting XSD from GML using QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to export a XSD from a GML. I already have the GML and I want to export a XSD that fits the GML For an ETL tool we've programmed, people have to deliver a GML, XML and XSD. Those people ...
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computing the volume of a cave

I did a cave survey and now I have a dxf file 3d. It's composed by 8 layers: polygonal points width contour width height contour height stations depth I would like to make a volume and change its ...
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Averaging XY data for locations in QGIS

I wanted to find out mean of the selected point using QGIS. I tried out selecting using attribute table but could not find an option for mean in field calculator. I have attached a screenshot with ...
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Use PyQGIS to import CSV and draw points using different color

A CSV file contains columns latitude, longitude and color. uri = "file:///C:/data/balls.csv?type=csv&xField=longitude&yField=latitude&spatialIndex=no&subsetIndex=no&watchFile=no" ...
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Add OpenLayers layer from QGIS's Python console?

On QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak the Openlayers plugin is found under Web menu rather than the Plugins menu. How can you use the Python console to add a Openlayers Google Maps layer? The following code give us ...
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QGIS GRASS shell commands not working in Yosemite

First time asking a question here. Running GRASS 6.4.3 within QGIS 2.4.0 on Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. I'm trying to run v.net.iso within the GRASS shell, but the following error is returned every time: ...
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Integrate QGIS Server with existing Wordpress installation

How can I integrate QGIS Server with an existing worpdress installation? I have tried but cannot get capabilities to appear. Maybe something to do with Htaccess or httpd.conf but I cannot ...
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QGIS 2.4: copying of points to another point layer

in QGIS 2.4 it is not possible any more to copy points of a layer into another layer - I get the message: " Fehler: Objektschreibfehler: Objekterzeugungsfehler (OGR-Fehler: Attempt to write non-point ...
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building GDAL with libKML support

I'm attempting to import a kml/kmz file generated using Google Tracks into my QGIS 2.4 system (built with GDAL 1.10). KML files currently lose all attributes, and as such I'm attempting to build GDAL ...
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QGIS web client mobile/tablet viewer

I have been looking at OL3-mobile-viewer as an option to make my maps more accessible. Unfortunately I cannot figure out what I need to change to hook it up with my existing QGIS server and ...
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Cleaning blocks pattern from urban LIDAR (blocks uplifted from streets)

We have a 1-meter LIDAR DEM from a city. A small subset can be downloaded from this link: This screenshot shows raw DEM with gray palette (darker belts are streets, and greyish and whitish ...
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Find lat/lng weighted midpoint from a list of points

Hello I would like some help on a specific task, I am a truck driver and I have an historical list of cities, lat/lng, count where count is the number of times that I've made a delivery in that ...
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Percent cover from overlapping shapefiles

Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere. I have tried for several days now to come up with a solution to this problem, but haven't found an exact answer that applies to my current situation (or ...
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QGIS select reversed geometries

I have a road network and a geometry for each road direction. One Geometry from A->B and another Geometry from B->A. This geometries are covering each other. Is there a tool available in QGIS to ...
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QGIS: Categorized styling - by multiple columns

I´ve got some polygons that I want to colourize by multiple columns. Can this be done or will I have to edit the attributes? Some polygons only have data-attributes in 1 one column, where as other ...
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multi-line attributes in composer

I have a multi-line text attribute in one of my layers, but when I try to display the data using the 'add table' function in Composer, it just gives the text a single line, not enough room to fit. ...
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How to create a new Shapefile with the same attributes as an existing one?

It is quite a frequent occurrence that I want the data I'm about to add to a new shapefile, to have all the same attribute fields as one I created in a previous project. For example, I might have ...
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Move coordinates using QGIS

With me I have a csv file. Am using qgis 1.8.5. I added delimited layer to a map shapefile in qgis. I noticed that some cooridates fell out of the boundaries of the .shp file. I selected the ...
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Could not open/read USGS raster file

I could not open/read the following .img file. The document below says it is a raster file. http://edc2.usgs.gov/1KM/land_sea_mask.php I tried to open it using many ways such as Q-Gis software, and ...
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How can I parallelise embarrassingly parallel GIS operations in QGIS python?

A common requirement in GIS is to apply a processing tool to a number of files or apply a process for a number of features in one file to another file. Much of these operations are embarrassingly ...
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QGIS Upslope/Downstream Areas

I am trying to locate areas upstream and downstream of a point of interest in QGIS in order to determine possible areas of origin upstream and areas of impact downstream. I have used a DEM to create ...