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QGIS define hexagon area around mapped points

I am using QGIS to map a number of radio antennas (for mobile network). Once I have the layer of the sites (done), I would like to assign to each site a coverage area (envelope). I could achieve that ...
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Spatial difference with vector functions [closed]

I have 2 shapefiles, 1 municipal boundary, 1 x properties (3000 Geomertien) I would like to form a spatial difference, this unfortunately does not work with the vector functions of QGIS. thank you ...
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What is XYZ format in QGIS?

Basic question, but I have been asked to export data to an XYZ format. Is this the same as CSV files. I am using QGIS 1.8.0. So i am presuming i select the data I want to export, right click its ...
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Is QGIS 1.8 available for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install QGIS on Ubuntu 12.04? Title says it all, and if so, how do I go about getting it? I currently have 1.7 Wroclaw installed via the Ubuntu Software Center, ...
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QGIS' georeferencer layer doesn't appear?

I use QGIS 1.8.0 for Linux, and I want to draw roads manually on the map. So according some tutorials, I use Raster>Geoferencer>Geoferencer to import a bitmap image including roads, and set ...
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How to generate Tiles with QuantumGIS or Mapnik

I would like to know how to generate Map Tiles using QGis. I have heard that it is possible to create tiles using QGis, only, I don't know how to do that. Googling did not work for me since I am not ...
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How to create svg symbols that have modifiable fill color, stroke color and stroke width?

I want to create some svg symbols for Qgis using Inkscape, those symbols must have attributes as described in the question. For the last two days, I have been experimenting as instructed by Sourcepole ...
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How to handle multiple map frames with different layers in one print layout?

Often I need two (or more) map frames in map layout to present different data next to each other. It is easy to make multiple map frames in QGIS Print Composer. BUT... It is in the nature of my work ...
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How to load multiple images with the same CRS?

When I add several images to QGIS 1.8 it asks the coordinate reference system for each one. There are several seconds in between the dialog and it is not easy to just continue working as the dialog ...
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How to use field calculator for area calculations in QGis? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Calculate area between contour lines on a DEM with Qgis 1.8.0-Lisboa Based on a DEM of a whole country I have reclassified altitudinal bands with steps of 100 metres ...
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How to calculate the percentage of a Line through Polygons?

I have a straight line which runs through a bunch of polygons, which don't have spacing between them (border to border). Is there an easy way with QGIS to calculate which polygons it passes and by ...
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Moving points onto lines (~neighborhood)

I do have two vector layer, of which one is a point layer based on "events" by remote sensing and the second one is a line layer from local research. In my case these are earthquakes and tectonic ...
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Is it possible to create road-type dependent 'shields' in QGIS?

In QGIS, I need to place road numbers on a map (they are point labels) in solid rectangular boxes to make them stand out. Ideally they need to be the same colour as the road they refer to, so a ...
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Is the QGIS blog broken?

I would like to use the QGIS API in my own program to display maps .... So I thought I would find some tutorial here : http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/Writing_custom_Applications_with_QGIS_API ...
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Print Map as Tiles in QGIS or using any software.?

i need to print a detailed map, on a street level zoom of Metro Manila. i figured to do this i need to download map tiles, but that will be a breach on map usage in OSM. then i found this website, ...
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How to determine error radius of given points

I am running QGIS 1.8.0 on a 64-bit Windows 7 platform. Given multiple points with different (but close) coordinates, how do I automatically create a new point that programmatically takes into ...
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Is it possible to use symbols instead of colours to visualise raster cell values?

I have a raster image (GeoTIFF) with integer values. I know how to visualise raster values in QGIS using colormaps or similar, but I would like to assign symbols to each colour value instead - just ...
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QGIS project on QGIS server — cannot load wms layer

I've created a qgis project on QGIS 1.8, copied it onto the QGIS Server, and am trying to load the project as a WMS Layer back into QGIS. There is one vector layer in the project. Paths have been set ...
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How to perform enhancement operations on an satellite imagery in QGIS?

I am a new user of QGIS please suggest how to perform image enhancement operations on an satellite imagery like ratioing, contrast stretching, edge engancement, filtering etc. in QGIS?
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How to programatically check for a mouse click in QGIS

I want to know how to check for a mouse click in QGIS. I am trying to write a python plugin and want to provide functionality similar to the "Select Single Feature" tool that already exists in QGIS. ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 - Define shapefile as UTM 15 NAD83 Feet

I have a shapefile which the .prj file says it is ...
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Why are points collected with a Trimble FM 750 off by more than a mile when displayed in QGIS?

I have a grower that has a FM 750 and is trying to make points in a field. When finished he takes the file out of the display and goes to his computer and he can bring up the points in the right ...
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How to fix incorrect coordinate data for the mouse's position

I am running Quantum GIS 1.8.0 on a 64-bit Windows platform. I've imported a data set that plots correctly when overlaid with a Google Satellite map, so I know that the layer/project CRS is okay ...
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QGIS on MAC cannot be opened because of an error

I know this question has been answered before, 3 months ago, but cannot work out how to join that thread. I have been using Mt Lion with QGIS successfully for some weeks but now get the 'Cannot be ...
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How to enable GRASS-modules in QGIS?

I have the latest QuantumGIS-1.9.0-master from Github with python-modules support and full GRASS-integration (GRASS-4.6.3-RC2) on Linux. When opening the GRASS-tools plugin, it only displays six ...
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Why are some columns not recognized as numeric even though I have a CSVT?

I have problems importing a .csv file. Some Values of the file are not supposed to be formated in text style, but in number style, thus i created an additional .csvt file like explained here. Both ...
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How to install the latest build of QGIS?

On Dec. 18, Radim Blazek developed the 'Improved raster singleband pseudocolor classification GUI'. Being new at QGIS, I have no idea how to go about updating to this version. Could someone possibly ...
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How to set up a Coverage Layer for Atlas Plugin?

Has anybody utilized the Atlas plugin? I am starting to take a look and setting it up on a project. My question is how do you set up the layer that is utilized for the coverage layer. Is there a way ...
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Can I Rotate SVG symbol counter clockwise in Quantum GIS? (Direction East 0 - counter clockwise) [closed]

I'm working in a road signs project. I need the signs layer symbol to rotate according to the value in the angle field, so they could be represented facing the correct orientation. However, the angle ...
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Converting .dwg to .shp using QGIS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to import DWG in QGIS project? I have .dwg file and i need to covert to shp file using Quantum gis.Their is dxf to shp plugin I need .dwg file to shp file .How can i ...
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How to run custom queries on vector layers and display results?

Is there a way to display the result of a query in QGIS? For instance : To get the total number of inhabitants : SELECT SUM( inhabitants ) FROM countries To get the total density : SELECT ...
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Finding nodes with QGIS

As part of work in statistical mapping for school, I need to use QGIS to find the spatial extent of commercial nodes. A node is defined for this exercise as a zone of 75m in diameter where the ...
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How can I join a spreadsheet to a point layer?

I have a layer with point data for the grave positions in our cemetery. We are gathering data from each headstone. If I enter the data to a spreadsheet can I later associate the spreadsheet with the ...
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How to correctly install QGIS with plugins and GRASS-integration from source?

I'm running a Sabayon GNU/Linux (based on Gentoo) at my home desktop system and I want to install Quantum-GIS. I'm currently using the qgis-1.7.0-package from the repositories. But this is somehow ...
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How do I draw multiple copies of a rectangle in QGIS?

I am trying to create a map of our parish cemetery. I almost have a file with the centre point of each headstone plotted and now want to add a rectangle to each point to lay out the grave positions of ...
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How to rectify polygon shapes in QGIS?

I have some polygon-shapes in qgis-1.7.0 and want to ensure that every polygon is a rectangle. See image below. Is there any way I can do this in QGIS (or any other f/oss)? Or how can I improve my ...
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How to improve drawn shapes in Quantum-GIS?

I have a polygon-shape in qgis-1.7.0 and want to fix overlays and gaps between the edges of adjacent polygons. See image below. Is there any automated way to do this in quantum-gis? Or any other ...
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How to enable “snapping” in Quantum-GIS while drawing polygons?

I tried to draw polygons in qgis-1.7.0 and I somehow can't find or failed to find the "snapping" option. I'm used to ArcGIS-10.0 where you have some snapping options, like placing points of polygons ...
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How to Intersect between a vector (administrative areas) and a raster layer (slope)?

What I've got: 1: A vector-layer with administrative areas of my country 2: A raster-layer with the slope of the terrain of the same country (it is derived from SRTM elevation data with QGIS) What ...
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Which units are used for the Print Composer grid?

I changed the units on the general tab to inches. When I go to set up the grid under snapping, whats the units. From what I have read it seems as though they are map units, it that correct? I am a ...
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How to sum up values of neighbouring polygons?

I hope that you can help me with the following problem: I have a vector (polygon) layer. I would like to add an attribute to the layer that - for every polygon - sums the values of a specific field of ...
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How to transform a selected multipart feature into singlepart features while editing in QGIS?

There are several questions and respective answers for how to make a multipart features Layer into a singlepart features one using QGIS: How to break a single polygon into multiple polys? How to ...
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Is it possible to add a simple image or graphic to the map canvas?

Is it possible to add a simple image or graphic to the map canvas in QGIS (e.g. a symbol marker)?
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Quantum GIS SVG highway shields

I was following the instructions on how to create highway shields from the "Interstate Shield Styles in QGIS" post to create highway shields for a project I am currently working on. However, whenever ...
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Why is the imported TIFF file distorted with noise in Quantum-GIS?

I've a TIFF-file. Loading the raster image into QGIS does not display correctly. (Using the Add raster layer button.) It seems to be distorted with noise. See image below: The source of the TIFF ...
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QGIS saving analysis output as Postgis table

i am using QGIS and Postgis together. I can load data in Postgis and than i import it to QGIS. But i am trying to save an analysis output (example: buffer analysis, voronoi polygon or SEXTANTE ...
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DXF format for QGIS

I am trying to import some DWG files into QGIS. I am using ODA to convert the DWG files to DXF and then want to use the Dxf2Shp converter plugin in QGIS. The ODA converter has many options for the ...
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How to fix the QGIS for Android GPS panel?

I have installed qgis on my samsung galaxy s1. But I cant test the gps. I found how to turn the gps on, but I cannot open the gps pannel to do it. When i press view->panels there is nothing happens.
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INASAFE using US Census data? or similar QGIS hazard analysis - thresholding?

INASAFE seems like an interesting QGIS plugin but as I wade through the docs, I really need some sample data to play with in order for me to understand. There is a tutorial which uses Indonesia data, ...
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Looking for a tutorial on syncing QGIS with Trimble ProXT

Does anyone have any experience/advice to sync a TrimbleProXT gps antenna with the current "Lisboa" 1.8.0v? Additionally did you manage to collect features (points,line,polygons) in the field ok? ...