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How to create contours from points where points are not a grid?

With QGIS 2.01, the plugin Contour is not available. Anyone have another method to create contours from point / shapefile source, where the points are not a grid?
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QGIS Server does not display test WMS

I'm having a similar problem to this post: Using Qgis server with Ubuntu 12.04 I am using Mint 15 desktop and QGIS 2.0.1. I read the above post and decided to go back a step or two and followed this ...
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QGIS 2 problems with Plugins

Rough English (Translated by a user): When trying to access plugins I am told Unable to open the Python console. When I start qgis, the message also shows up but I don't know what it means. ...
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Polygon shading is darker in certain areas

When drawing in qgis i am encountering an error when drawing large polygons snapped to multiple points. Polygons that have this shading in certain areas are not displaying correctly in other ...
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Accented characters in csv file appear as '?' when importing to QGIS

The tabular data (.csv file) and the data in the attributes table of the vector (.shp file) I am trying to join includes accented characters - they are place names in Pamana. For example 'Río Abajo' ...
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D3 to match this QGIS projection?

I have a map of Finland in QGIS, which says CRS = ETRS89 / ETRS-TM35 (Authority ID = EPSG:3047). I'm trying to show the map with D3, and can't quite match the borders/projection. The black one is ...
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QgsRasterLayer::identify() is missing after QGis upgrade to 2.0.1

My Ubuntu has just downloaded the latest version of QGis (1.8 -> 2.01), and my plugin failed with a plenty of bugs due to implemented changes in QGis API. I still can not figure out how do I replace ...
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QGIS Real Time GPS

I'm trying to navigate real time with an USB GPS over a shapefile map, but I can't find the way to do this. I'm using QGIS 1.9.0 desktop version with a Garmin Etrex Legend HCx GPS. In fisrt place, ...
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Attribute table in Map Composer has no content QGIS 2.0 [duplicate]

I make a QGIS Plugin and I try to use the map composer to print a .pdf Map. In this Map I like to display the attribute table of a layer. I load it in with: vLayer = ...
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Split polylines at polygon boundaries in QGIS

I have a set of contour lines and a polygon set containing glaciers. Because I want the glaciers to have blue contours, I need to split the contour lines at the glacier boundaries. I can achieve this ...
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Overview effect on postgis polygon table

Is There a Way, with postgis and qgis, to reproduce the overview effect of tiff Raster on a polygon table in order to increase speed? What if we could create simplified versions of this table,gathered ...
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saga 2.0.8 and gqis 2.0.1 on ubuntu 13.04

is it possible to have saga 2.0.8 and qgis 2.0.1 installed on ubuntu 13.0 4at the same time? I have the ubuntugis-repositoy activated and I got no problem with qgis and grass, but it seems impossible ...
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Access Sextante (processing) in standalone QGIS app?

Sextante is addressable via python using the QGIS python console (unfortunately not from outside QGIS). I´m writing a standalone app and want to include Sextante geoprocessing functionality. In QGIS ...
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QGIS: CSV point grid to polygon - not raster

I have a CSV file with various data in 1 degree wide by 0.5 degree high rectangles, for which I have the N,S,E,W, & centroid lat/longs, i.e. every bit of spatial data required. I'm trying to ...
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can Well Known Text tables be used effectively, stored in Access or Base?

My question is: How do I import WKT text data back into QGIS, and how useful could Base or Access be in storing the data using WKT rather than spatially enabling it within a proper GIS database, like ...
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How to do a raster reprojection in QGIS with custom map parameter

I'd need to reproject a raster dataset in a new customized projection, but I'm fairly new at both QGIS and GDAL and I'm not exactly sure about how to proceed and what the exact syntax is. The ...
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How to calculate mean coordinates from big point datasets?

I know there are several questions related to speed issues in QGIS, but I am having problems when running Ftools. I have a vector with ~70,000 points in it. When I run the generate mean coordinates ...
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Style file to QML or SLD

I have downloaded a dataset from a government organisation. it comes with a .style file. I use QGIS 1.8 on windows 7. Is there a way to use the .style file as a qml or sld? I have tried simply ...
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How to change coordinates of entire geometries in QGis

There is similar question but for ArcGIS. So how to do it in QGis? I have dataset from WWF which use different shoreline than GHHSG, in short all geometries need shifted down and left slightly.
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How to sample a raster using the Point Sampling Tool in QGIS 2.0? [closed]

I have been trying to sample raster using the Point Sampling Tool in QGIS 2.0. Though the new shape file is getting generated it does not have the values unfortunately. How do I take care of this? ...
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Problem in calculating length

I am Digitizing road line in India using open layer plugin.When I calculate the length of line using field calculator it gives me the result in millimeter . I thought it is the projection problem and ...
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How to edit the PGDB data in QGIS

I have a small query regarding the Q-GIS software. I hope someone in the know would be able to answer them. I am using 1.9.0-Master q gis. My datasets are inside a ESRI personal Geodatabase. I am ...
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OSGeo4W and QGIS 2.0

I just ran the OSGeo4W installer to update my previous installation and I noticed that it was updating my QGIS installation from 1.8 to 2.0. I haven't been able to find any information on the web ...
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Is it possible to intall the opengeostack and QGIS nightly?

Did someone managed to get the opengeostack running alongside qgis so the plugin suite-qgis-plugin can be used? I am trying it on ubuntu1304, installing opengeostack works ok, but then when installing ...
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Coordinates system in degrees in plugins for QGIS

After adding a vector layer of coordinates of settlements of a part of the world INTO QGIS 1.8, I wish to add a topographic or other nice looking, colored map. Trying plugins like maps from Google ...
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Problem opening Natural earth quick start for QGIS

Trying to open the file "Natural_Earth_quick_start_for_QGIS.qgs" a window opens, listing 20 "bad layers". The window is entitled "Handle bad layers". Consequently I cannot even get started with ...
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How to compare areas in scanned historical land use maps

I am a relative beginner to using GIS, and am running QGIS 2.0.1 in Linux. I have two historical maps which I want to analyze, that show land use patterns in the same area at two different moments in ...
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GRASS v.Overlay/QGIS Intersect Speed intersecting line and polygon

Im currently trying to convert my scripts from ArcGIS to QGIS but one aspect that is extremely slow (imo) is trying to intersect a polygon with a line feature. I feel as though there must be a better ...
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Dissolve polygons in QGIS (GEOS) with tolerance

I have a polygon vector layer representing the area inundated in a flood. The layer has been produced in a such a way that some of the areas are composed of multiple smaller touching polygons (see ...
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Save as Image geotiff from OpenLayers plugin [closed]

Now i'm working with the new version of Qgis 2.0 but I have a problem with the OpenLayers plugin. I take a geotiff screenshot of an area in EPSG:3857 and then I load the image.I'd check out the CRS of ...
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Shapfile created in QGIS does not fit in ecognition project

I have various shapefiles - some created by others, some created by my self. They should all have the same size of the underlying Raster file. The shapefiles have been created on top of a Raster file ...
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how to set width & height of a polygon in QGIS

I can't setting width and height of a polygon How to do that in QGIS? Thank you
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How to find out whether a photo is geotagged or not?

I use a android app called OSMTracker. This app records the GPS track and can take pictures and notes. Using JOSM software, the photos are shown exactly at their coordinates (location) but i cannot ...
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Implementing geometry_columns table in SQL Server for QGIS

We are using QGIS 1.8 and Sqlserver 2008.Following http://hub.qgis.org/issues/8525 solution we have created table geometry_columns. since we already have lots of table how do I fill this table ...
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Custom python scripts do not appear in SEXTANTE QGIS

Custom python scripts do not appear in Scripts menu in SEXTANTE plugin unless they are either empty or are as simple (and useless) as: ##foo=group ##input=raster OS is openSUSE 12.3; QGIS 1.8 and ...
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Error importing NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Center as delimited text layer in QGIS version 1.02

I've been struggling with trying to import the most recent data from NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Center earthquake information into Quantum GIS 1.02 for weeks now for a class assignment. I'm ...
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Can not make qgis.db private copy

I've just installed Qgis 2.0.1 and the above error message appears. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem? I think I need to change the permissions of the relevant folder, but I'm not ...
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Can QGIS display individual WMS tiles as it fetches them?

I have a QGIS project accessing a base WMS layer with imagery. How can I tell QGIS to display the individual tiles as it fetches them so that I won't wait for the whole image to load until I see ...
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Getting an error when I try to import a loaded vector file to the QGIS GRASS Plugin

I am getting an error code when I try to import a contour line vector file GRASS via QGIS. I have been trying to create a DEM from the contour lines following this tutorial: ...
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How can I embed IPython into the QGIS console?

I would like to use Ipython in the console to perform tasks more easily. How can I do that? Thanks a lot!
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How to unpolygonize and remove outermost border?

QGIS has "polygon to line" but this isn't exact reverse engineering of "line to polygon". I want no overlapped border closed lines, just segmented (on each intersected point) lines. Additionally I ...
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Time Manage + Twitter in 2013

I am a geography teacher and would love to map tweets in QGIS for my pupils. I followed all the instructions but it seems Twitter have changed the way they stream their tweets. I can cope with the GIS ...
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Restricting Tin interpolation in QGIS

I am trying to do a bathymetric map for a lake using QGIS. However, I see no option to impose a mask so interpolation does not extending beyond the boundaries of my lake. I have traced around the ...
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Can the software be installed silently?

Can QGIS be silently installed and uninstalled? We are looking to deploy this to several users for evaluation.
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How to specify cost attributes for network analysis in QGIS using the GRASS plugin?

I have a road dataset with information about the length, speed and drivetime for each segment. I use QGIS 1.9 with the GRASS plugin to do different types of network analysis, but how do I set up the ...
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Join excel attributes to shape attribute

I am wondering if there is a way to join the attributes from excel tables to shapes in Qgis. I have abbreviations in the shape and want to add the associated complete names from excel file by ...
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Snap mean coordinate to layer in QGIS and creating MCs for multiple shapefiles

1: I wish to create a mean coordinate for a group of points. However, I would like the new point to be snapped to the nearest point from the set of points used to generate it. How might one go about ...
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PyQgis question: How to change or set active layer?

Developing a qgis plugin, I found that if no layer is selected in the Layers panel I can iterate over all layers and do anything to them, but "activate" them. Could someone give me a hint please? ...
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Why does the “Dissolve” tool in QGIS create an empty layer?

I have a shapefile containing cadastral data. I would like to dissolve the polygons using my field "OwnerName". My goal is to get one polygon per landlord's name. When I use the "Dissolve" tool, QGIS ...