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QGIS Azimuth and and Distance Plugin

Where do I find this plugin? ( I am on v. 1.6 - it does not seem to be installed and I could not find it with the python plugin installer). -Robert
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Maki Icons to Qgis

Does anyone know how to import Maki icons to qgis? Maki Icons
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QGis - Plugin libraries

I need to develop a couple of qgis-plugins. I made some promising first steps and completed a few easy plugins. Now its time to move to more complex plugins which need to import several tool-classes I ...
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QGIS - export a project with dependencies

I was wandering if there was a way to save a specific project with all layers as dependent files to make it easy to share with collaborators. for example, create a zipped or non-zipped folder ...
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mean coordinates in qGIS

I am using qGIS v 1.7.4 for MAC and trying to calculate mean coordinates for a set of points using ftools. To calculate my result I am going to Vector -> Analysis tools -> mean coordinates and ...
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Any luck with photo2shape?

I have had variable success with photo2shape in QGIS. I can't figure out what is the success/no success prerequisites. Any thoughts? Currently I have a directory with all 334 photos having geotag ...
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System Requirements for Quantum GIS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for system specifications for a modern GIS workstation I have been using the program to make maps to include in my reports over the past year or so. It is ...
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How do I avoid text field truncation when saving a table join?

Using QGIS I've joined tabular text data (all in fields of less than 255 characters) to a shapefile via a CSV file. All looks good in the joined table but when I save to a new shapefile to make the ...
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Copy ArcGIS symbol files to QGIS

Is there a way to copy the ESRI symbol files for use in QGIS. if not id there a resource to get various svg files to use in QGIS? DIfferent linetypes as well?
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How to perform volume calculation in QGIS

EDIT 07/12/12 Ok, meanwhile I came to another problem I want to discuss. I just tried around with the volume calculation with some layers and came to a point where I receive the following error. ...
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Error when importing shapefile to Postgis database

I was trying to import shp to postgis database and i get the following error: Importing with configuration: adresy92, public, geom, C:\Users\tomek\Desktop\adresy92, mode=c, dump=1, simple=0, ...
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How to install QGIS on Ubuntu 12.04?

Has anyone had any luck with getting QGIS working on Ubuntu 12.04? I have tried the stable and unstable versions and with not luck. I also get the following: "Some packages could not be installed. ...
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How to send data from my application to QGIS?

I have an application that makes analysis on maps . After making analysis I have new map in my application. My application doesnt use QGis API. How can I send results back? Should I construct ...
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How are .mif files loaded to QGIS?

I have downloaded sources of Qgis 1.8. I would like to know how it accepts mif file. As I have learnt after choosing add VectorLayer. Method addVectorLayers is called. Then openvectorlayer dialog ...
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Options for a historic Web Map?

EDIT: I'm an intern at a small local history museum. We have a budget of $0. Project overview: I've got a bunch of old paper maps. When I say old, I mean 1800s and up. They've been scanned into ...
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Extract all the intersections from a polyline shapefile

I would like to extract all the intersections from a polyline shapefile and print their addresses as text using either ArcDesktop or Quantum GIS, is there a straightforward way to do this? My ...
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Why does QGIS Polygonize ignore the no data value?

I'm running into an issue georeferencing a number of PNG image files. The files simply contain an image where each pixel is either transparent or a single color, forming a coverage mask. In the past, ...
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merge selected features and programming

I have a shape file with UK districts and unitary authorities. In the past, using commuting patterns, I worked out a new geography which is close to travel to work areas. I now would like to create a ...
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QGIS Globe UnsupportedOperationException

My QGIS Globe is not working: After starting it, that massage pops up in a endless loop: UnsupportedOperationException: GeometryGraph::add(Geometry &): unknown geometry type: ...
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How to design a road with a certain slope

Is there a way that you want to connect two different points of altitude with a constant slope of 7% or another, to draw a line in the 3D model?
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How to convert fake donut holes in polygons to real ones?

I have this problem where I have to import shapefiles into our system which must be geometrically valid, but the software that everyone uses to produce them seems to output files where every polygon ...
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Are there no italic fonts in Print Composer?

QGIS 1.7 doesn't seem to have an 'italic' choice when annotating a map in Print Composer, only 'regular' or 'bold' fonts, a rather surprising omission if correct. Is there some other way to create an ...
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Convert an arbitrary meta-data-free map image into QGIS project

My background: experienced programmer, amateur historian, complete beginner to GIS (so I'm using QGIS). I did learn to use the QGIS georeferencer tool though. The input: suppose I have an image like ...
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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Python 3 support in QGIS?

As python3 is getting standard more and more I wonder wether there is or will be support for python 3 in QGIS?
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Add UTM labels to grid in qgis

I try to use qgis to create a custom topographic map for outdoor use: UTM, 1:50000. What these maps usually have is a 1km x 1km grid, which at the bottom is labeled with a shorthand for the ...
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Geo Tiffs overlap in QGIS

I am trying to stitch together several GEO Tiffs that come in pairs (north -south) but when i load them into QGIS they display completely overlapped. That is the north south pair match up ok (display ...
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Where are the Expression-based Labeling options in QGIS?

I have imported a layer into my map to show the location of towns/cities. However I had to set graduated styling so that only cities over a certain population show. I now want to label the ones that ...
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Is there a way to export QGIS layers to KML?

has had anyone had any luck with the new experimental plugin qgis2kml? I keep getting the error msg layer : format not yet supported I had a look but the author has not provided any documentation, ...
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QGIS – Batch maps (atlas plugin style) in same location

I've got more than 200 shapefiles of points representing different information for the same location. I would like to make as many maps as shapefiles with identical background and extent. I'd rather ...
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Selecting Part of a Polygon

I have a dataset, in shapefile format, for agricultural land grades in England. It is divided into 7 categories in its attribute table. As the file is a large file and I only want a small section I ...
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Why can't I download the georeferencing plugin for QGIS 1.7.4?

I used the georeferencing plugin with QGIS 1.6 and now that I've upgraded to 1.7.4 I'd like to do it again. But when I search for the georeferencer plugin, it's not available! Am I doing something ...
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How do I specify the position, style and units of the ScaleBar in pyqgis?

I would like to add a scale bar to my composition using the python console and then export it to a raster image. I am following the MapRendering tutorial with the "output using map composer " approach ...
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Google/OSM style map layer labels

I am currently using the OpenLayers plugin to import google maps as the base layer for a heat map. The map is of population by census tract. The more populous census tracts are red and less populous ...
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Running QGis from flash drive

How can I setup a portable QGis to run from a flash drive / USB-Stick? In the userguide for QGis 1.7 Wroclaw there is only mentioned the option of "--configpath". But to me it is not clear how to deal ...
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Missing tools (icons) QGIS

I lost selection and navigation tools from the GGIS 1.8 toolbar when I tried drag then to different place. I can't get them back anymore. Where they disappear? All these tools are checked but are ...
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How to load a postgres view using pyQgis?

Under Qgis 1.8 on Windows 7 I have this problem with my pyArchInit plugin: I need to load on the map canvas my geometries from a postgis layer. Till the 1.7.4 version I use the method explained on the ...
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Unable to Install External QGIS Plugins

I'm using: QGIS version 1.8.0-Lisboa on Windows XP, installed using OSGeo4W I am behind a proxy but I have configured it in Options > Network. When I go to Plugins > Fetch Python Plugins.. All of ...
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How to publish my map on the web? [closed]

I want to publish my map is created in QGIS 1.7.4 version on to the web.Can u pls suggest me how to publish the map with proper documentaion and screen shots if possible?
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how can I obtain the areas where my rasters overlap, using Qgis?

I have a bunch of raster files showing the distribution of different species of mammals, and I would like to obtain the areas where they overlap, the areas in whitch more than one species can be found ...
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Polygonize problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Polygonize function doesn’t overlay the shape file over the raster file When using "Polygonize" in Quantum GIS, I'm getting a polygon shapefile output that is a mirror ...
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How to run sextante algorithms outside of qgis python console?

I'm kind of stuck trying to figure out the way to run sextante from a standalone python from OSGeo4W distribution. The reason I want to do this is that I got tired entering parameters in the dialog ...
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Need help getting started with QgsComposition

I am using QgsComposition for the first time, but I fail at the first step :-( mapRenderer = iface.mapCanvas().mapRenderer() line 31, in mapRenderer = iface.mapCanvas().mapRenderer() ...
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How to add EPSG:5235 to QGIS?

First of all I should say I am new to EPSG and QGIS world.Then I want to Georeferced Raster image to EPSG:5235 in QGIS. But in Qgis I can't found above EPSG. How I add this EPSG to Qgis ? Pls help ...
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QGIS Projections

I am new to the GIS world and have faired pretty well with ArcGIS 9.3, learned and still learning on the job. I would like to get a better handle on QGIS though. I linked the files from my dropbox. I ...
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Qgis polygonize problem - DLL load fail

I have a raster file and I want to perform the method "polygonize". Then the problem occurs, that is shown on the screenshot. It doesn t have anything to do with the rasterfile format, I veryfied. ...
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How to add a google/OSM/bing etc style map layer to Quantum GIS

I am just getting started using QGIS. I am aiming to create a heat map of Census tracts in Georgia based on population. I have all of the data - the population for each census tract in Georgia. I've ...
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How to get latitude /longitude in Degree Minute Second (DMS) using QGIS field calculator?

I have come up with the following expression to convert 5.1234 to 5° 7`24.24" toint ($x) || '° ' || toint((($x) - toint ($x)) * 60) ||'`' || substr( (tostring(((($x) - toint ($x)) * 60) - ...
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How to create a polygon based on view extent in QGIS 1.8 ?

I am looking for a very simple thing. I want to create a polygon based on the current view extent of my project. In fact I want to 1) open google satellite layers 2) zoom to my area of interest ...
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Communication Between Browser and QGIS Server/QGIS API

Suppose I have QGIS server up and running with some vector data. Now a user accesses this data from a webpage. Would it be possible in some ways for the user to send a request to the QGIS Server and ...