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export to GeoJSON coordinates in the reverse order

This question has been asked before, but I don't understand how to use the answer given by cengel. I want to make a GeoJSON file with lat long coords, not the default of long lat coords. I have a ...
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Integrating numeric scales into a text or HTML box in QGIS print composer.

I am trying to embed the scale of a map in the print composer expression builder or HTML frame. Effectively the value of the scale in the map item properties would come through into the text and be ...
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Installing the latest QGIS version on Ubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, so can you indicate the exact commands (step-by-step) that I need to type to get the latest QGIS installed on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow the instructions ...
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What's the letter and word spacing unit in QGIS labeling?

I just want to know if letter and word spacing, in qgis labeling, are expressed in points, and if the value its absolute or relative to the font. I have searched a lot, but I can't find any ...
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great circles in QGIS and export in 3857 webmap

My plan is to visualize great circles in a leaflet webmap. So coming from this great postgis article and R version I thought it would work like this in QGIS: create line from two points, store ...
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“mapinfo qgis style converter” : error message

I would like convert a big point layer from .Tab toward .QML thanks to the plugin called "mapinfo qgis style converter" . The symbology of my layer is quite complexe (variables of coulours, shape, ...
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How to delete a shapefile from a directory using QGIS?

I am using the following code to clip a shape file using processing tools via Python and would like to delete the clipped file from the directory. Here is my code. from PyQt4.QtCore import * from ...
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qgis-bin.exe has stopped working after changing symbol selector?

i am having troubles with QGIS 2.6.1. It crashes when i try to change the symbol selector within each vector layer. If it doesnt crash it seems that the changes i have made in symbol selector do not ...
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How to fix the links clipped by an unconnected area in QGIS?

I'm trying to clip my target shape file with a given example area. The given example area looks like the following pic: And there is a river separating two areas. However there are links ...
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Why do I get green crossed circles instead when I try to move a point?

It's really horrible I must say. I sometimes have geometry issues and then try to go one by one through them and fix these cases. Therefore I mark the area points and delete them for instance. After ...
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Is there a way to give the drawing red polygon a higher alpha channel

Is it possible to set the alpha channel a bit higher when drawing? I don't mean the alphachannel of a already finished polygon, that's possible for sure! I mean the red area. It's really stressful ...
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How to clip a single layer of overlapping polygons in QGIS

I have a single layer of polygons. Some of the polygons overlap. I wish to make a new layer of just the parts of the polygons that overlap. What is the best way to do this in QGIS seeing it's ...
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Is it possible to redefine a projection in QGIS?

Is it possible to redefine a projection in QGis? It seems like the shape files offered by Agiv (a Flemish agency) differ slightly from the definition that QGis has of EPSG:31370. I'm NOT looking to ...
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Calculating file name with field calculator

Is it possible to calculate the file name in an attribute table? My shape file has a name like "cities.shp". In this shape file I want to have a attribute "cities").
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Clipping polygons within a certain range

I have a map consisting of polygons and a line. I need to a new shapefile of polygons that are to the west of the red line, and are between the northmost and the southmost ends of the line. How can I ...
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Why does qgis give multiple centroids per polygon?

I have a shapefile for the boundaries of European NUTS regions, and I would like to compute the centroid for each of those regions. When I do this in QGIS (2.6.1 on OSX, using polygon centroids from ...
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MultiLine field-name label referencing

A labeling routing (which is updated often) is being implemented via pyqgis and a QComboBox. The attached code below worked great, that is until needs for narrowed column headers spawned the use of ...
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Edit an old georeference raster projection in QGIS

I have created a map from a picture. And now I have some more detailed pictures and georeferenced them. Is there any way to quickly access them later on. I mean everything is fine with georeferencing....
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QGIS multiply(add) two raster but divide(deduct) another raster

I am making a parking analysis in one town. I need to obatin the zones where the parking of car is harder because there is less places to park and higher demand of cars.I have three rasters. First ...
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How to update the value of a field dependant upon the the fields ID in QGIS Field Calculator

I am looking to create links to website pages and to automate the procedure a bit more I would like to have a standard link followed by the ID of each field. For example, I would like the standard ...
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How to split a line every x meters? [duplicate]

I have a line that I ultimately want to split up into points. The points should be every 100 meter along the line. So I don't want to extract the nodes. Are there any OpenSource (QGIS, Python) tools ...
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Prefixing multiple values within QGIS using the Field Calculator?

I have a column in my my attribute table that contains a series of individually numbered locations. I wish to prefix all of these numbers with a letter, this letter will be the same for each of the ...
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Simplify a polygon dataset with a minimum distance between the new vertices

I would like to simplify a polygon shapefile where the resulting output has a minimum distance of 5 kilometres between the new vertices. We have ArcMap 10 on an ArcView license, FME and QGIS. I have ...
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How to compare a classified raster dataset to another polygon dataset?

I am going to perform an unsupervised classification on my dataset and will get a map as a result. The objective is to rebuild an already existing map (of different soil types) with my new dataset. ...
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Load Oracle Spatial Raster using PyQGIS

Able to connect to Oracle Spatial 11g and print tables with SDO_GEORASTER attribute both in QGIS python console and standalone application.I get below error when loading rasters from oracle Table. ...
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Merge two points of two different polygons to get one polygon at the end

I would like to join points from two different features. I already searched for plugins but so far but didn't find one working plugin or solution for my task. So here is a picture of 2 polygons/...
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Calculate shortest path not on land but over sea

I wonder if someone can give me some advice on how to calculate the shortest path between two points, not over land but over sea. I know that I will have to take in to account the magnitude of sea ...
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Number shape files

Is it possible to number shape files? Before merging the single point layer I want to give them numbers. After filtering the merged files I need to split them (the number should be a marker for the ...
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Reordering of layer properties fields in QGIS possible? [duplicate]

I'm wondering why such simple things are not possible. I have 5 fields on my layer and the last one shall be on the top now. But there is no way to do this, is this correct?
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How does the QGIS construct class intervals?

I'm using graduated style of a point layer to assign a colour ramp to symbols (squares). I assigned manual values to class intervals specifying classes to be: 0.60 - 0.80 0.80 - 1.00 That is, in ...
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Unable to draw a polygon due to “The feature cannot be added…”

The feature cannot be added because it's geometry collapsed due to intersection avoidance. see also http://i.imgur.com/xiiI7NE.png What happended: Let's say I have 2 layers. To the first I ...
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Calculating distance between previous and current addresses for large file

Hoping to get help with this. I'm a fairly new QGIS user and trying to solve the following problem: Let's say I have a large dataset (5000+ records) of customer addresses, previous and current, and I ...
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Load PostGIS or Oracle Spatial Raster Layer using PyQGIS

How do we load Rasters stored in PostgreSQL-PostGIS or Oracle Spatial 11g into QGIS using PyQGIS? I am able to load vector layers from Oracle 11g with below code. What changes are necessary to add ...
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How to Unsplit/Dissolve multiple touching lines in Stream Network?

I am trying to dissolve multiple lines for stream networks into individual features. The dataset contains many stream networks so a complete dissolve of the whole dataset wont do as I would like to ...
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Is there a way to disable right-click in QGIS when drawing

I would like to know if I can disable the rightclick in QGIS. The issue is that I draw polygons that are kind of big, let's say 4000 polygon points. And as you know rightclick brakes the drawing ...
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QGIS Layer Style - Adding intensity/color if elements overlay

I have a layer with thousands of points. I have been asked to represent this layer in way that can be easily seen the level of concentration of points in the layer. So when there is much point ...
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Getting No module name exifread error from QGIS Photo2Shape plugin?

I had Photo2Shape plugin installed on QGIS 2.4 (Windows 64 bit), following installation of 2.6.1 and an upgrade of the plugin itself Photo2Shape is now broken. Error message on install is "No module ...
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How to show Python console at QGIS program start

I wonder if there is a way to open the Python console of QGIS 2.6 directly at program launch. There is a possibility to set a shortcut for the Python console, but I can't find such an option for the ...
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How to georectify a fictive earth to a projection-less version

I have a picture of a fictive earth-like world. Now I would like to draw the outlines and then georectify this to a projection-less version. I really need the map unrectified. Because I want to ...
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Using QGIS2Leaf plugin to export into leaflet but output results into browser crash?

Amateur GIS technician here, Just tried to export my converted cad cities pipelines into a shape files and then export it into leaflet using QGIS2Leaf but the browser crashes before the displaying the ...
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Importing LiDAR .txt in QGIS for map conversion

I have LiDAR data in .txt files (1000 to 26000 KB), where 2nd column marks x-coordinates, 3rd col y and 4th col z. 8 485000.16 6508997.48 1.84 66 Last 2 485001.27 6508998.92 1.86 82 Last 2 485001.02 ...
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How to snap polygons to lines?

How can I snap a polygon to a line? For example, I have a polygon which represents some meadows to snap over a line which represents a road. Thanks! Dani
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How to snap lines to nearest point?

Is there an easy way to snap lines to nearest point of either a line or a polygon? I don't see any snapping options for line layers as suggested on How to merge lines with slightly different endpoints ...
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Project house on WGS84

I have imported a DXF file of my house in QGIS. I also included an openstreetmap layer in WGS84 which also displays my house as a square. Naturally, my house from the DXF file is placed in the ocean ...
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Merge based on joined attribute in QGIS [duplicate]

I have a single layer of polygons (drawn around every zip code). I have a CSV file with territory numbers and the zip codes in each territory. I joined these and was able to color each territory (...
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Export from QGIS to Google Maps maintaining formatting

I'm totally new to QGIS so I'm not even sure this is possible. I've created a bunch of polygons within QGIS and they look just like I want them (color, transparency, etc.). What I'd like to do now ...
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Is there a QGIS equivalent to ArcGIS's Make OD Cost Matrix Layer (Network Analyst)? [duplicate]

I'm looking to create a OD cost distance matrix for a network data set I have created. Is there a way of doing this in QGIS which is akin to Make OD Cost Matrix Layer within ArcGIS's Network Analyst. ...
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QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin install error on OS X 10.10: matplotlib.backends.backend_qt4agg

I have tried repeatedly to install the QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin via both (1) Plugins > Install & Manage Plugins and (2) manually based on other comments I found here, but I can'...
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QGIS Google Maps Coordinate System

I have some Points in Shapefile with BC Albers Coordinate Syetem and I need to Project them to Google Maps Lat and Long. I tried to do this by using WGS 84 / Pseudo Mercator EPSG: 3857 and ...
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Coloring multilinestringzm M values in QGIS

I have output from a geophysical technique that produces X,Y,Z and scalar value for millions of points, which have been stitched together appropriately (by networkx if it matters) into ...