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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 ...
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Normalize raster values to 0-255

I need to normalize the values attained from a band ratio to 0-255. I'm using QGIS. How do I do this? Any ideas?
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Performing Geoprocessing SQL Queries in QGIS from a PostGIS Database

This may be a dumb question, but is there way to run a PostGIS geoprocessing SQL query in QGIS? Specifically, I am thinking of running SQLs such as ST_Union, ST_Split etc etc. I have tried the ...
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How to convert the python plugins into dll file for QGIS application?

How to convert the python plugins into dll files for QGis application? Thanks in advance.
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Where is Table Manager in QGIS 1.7.x?

I would like to ask you, if is available funcionality like "Table Manager" for QGIS 1.7.x? I need to move fields in attribute table and then save changes. I don't see "Table Manager" or something ...
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How can I apply “natural breaks” classification to a raster symbology in QGIS?

Anyone knows how can I apply "natural breaks" to a raster symbology in QGIS? Cause I only see the "Equal interval" option.. I'm using QGIS 1.9
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Fetching field values from uncommitted features on Qgis

I'm trying to fetch a feature's field value on Qgis, I use QgsFeature.attributeMap().value(cont int & key).toDouble() This works fine for committed features but it always returns " 0 " if the ...
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QGIS apply style to shapefile

I'd like to create a Categorized style in QGIS, classify with it data in a shapefile and then save the shapefile with the new categorized style. Is it possible?
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QGIS: WMS misalignment

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4): The image shows a red square which is the top left pixel of a tile (GeoTIFF). An exact copy of the ...
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QGIS & WMS: Different aspect ratio between width/height and bbox

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4). Looking at the requests from QGIS (1.7.4) to my GeoServer I realised that the aspect ratio between the ...
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Which Open Source GIS Software is preferable either QGIS, mapWindow or gvSIG?

Which open source GIS software is preferable: QGIS, mapWindow or gvSIG. On the basis of: GIS analysis. Digitization. Quality checking.(Data correction). Store of data(i.e. storage in db as well as ...
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Automatically assign numbers to point file in various order in QGIS

I know how to automatically assign numbers to a new point files using the $rownum function in the field calculator. However it does it from the top-left over and down like reading a book. I could ...
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Will there be QGIS for Playbook?

Does anyone know if a mobile version of QGIS is planned for the Blackberry Playbook. I know there is an android version, I tried converting it to .bar and gave up when it wouldn't load because it ...
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QGIS Newbie Rendering Time

I am new to QGIS and have just installed 1.8.0 on a Gateway laptop that is about 2 years old. It is running Windows 7, has an Intel Core i3 2.13 GHz processor, 4 GB of RAM. I've just brought in my ...
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Qgis 1.8 fails to install

QGIS 1.8 will not start on Windows 7 Basically a similar issue as the above post. Version 1.8 fails to install with the standalone installer; with OSGeo4w, while it doesn't run into trouble during ...
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Map missing in map composer and when I print map

I am new to QGIS and am probably missing something but when I set up a new composer and add a map to the page nothing appears. I have pressed the render button and the up date with no results. When I ...
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Where to install python plugins without internet access?

I have a problem where I have no internet access. In the thread regarding a similar subject, it was mentioned that the plugin .zip file should be extracted to the ".qgis/python/plugins" in the home ...
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How to display an arrow pointing to a specific bearing in QGIS

I have a number of point features which contain an attribute I call "bearing" and another one called "slope". Each point has a bearing between 0 to 359 degrees. And the slope is either "+15" or "-15", ...
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How to export highlighted features from attribute table to an excel file?

When i selected some portion of the map in QGIS, in the attribute table the selected features gets highlighted... How to export the highlighted features from attribute table to an excel file ...
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How to define ITRF 92 and ITRF 2008 using Proj4 parameters in QGIS?

I know how to define a CRS, but this particular one is giving me a headache. I was unable to find the EPSG code at spatial reference. The main reason for asking this is that raster and vector data ...
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Is it possible to change the field length of a shapefile to over 255?

The maximum field length that I can specify is 255 and because of that I'm having problems with the input attributes, which have a size greater than 255. What alternatives are there for having longer ...
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qgis.core import error

I would want to use the Qgis api for custom desktop application. When I imported the qgis.core module, I get the following error >>> import qgis.core Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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QGis problem with raster transparent

I am new to QGIS. I found the problem impossible to solve the parts of raster data that are in TIFF format should be made transparent. What do I do?
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Trouble getting lat/lons from point layer

I am following this post about how to get lat/lon information from a point file, but without success. Does this metadata posted below provide information that changes the prescribed method for ...
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Is it possible to perform 3D vector editing in QGIS?

I've searched the manuals and plugins and done some tests.. Is it in any way possible to perform 3D drawing and editing of vector objects for 3D mapping e.g. in a 3D shapefile or PostGIS 3D table?
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QGIS 1.8 will not start on Windows 7 [closed]

I have downloaded QGIS 1.8 and installed it on my windows 7 system. When I click on the desktop icon, nothing happens. I am currently running QGIS 1.7.4 with no problems and the installs of previous ...
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How to import info from mdb file?

I need to import info on a QGIS project. The info are in a MDB file (population, mean age, number cars and so on per Town) that is possible to connect with a region shape from an ID (the ID is the ...
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What do I need to build a C++ plugin on windows 7?

I want to make a plugin in C++ and I need to write and build it in windows (Im better with *nix systems). While I have skimmed the various updated C++Plugin docs I can understand if I need to build ...
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How to group elements in QGIS legend side by side?

I would like to edit the legend in my map so that the entries of two polygons will appear together, i.e. the two entries in the legend should be displayed appear as "Study area and possible study ...
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Importing GPS coordinates correctly

I am importing a gsx set of waypoints with lat/lon taken in degrees, minutes, and thousandths of a minute. When they are added to my project, the waypoints are not showing up correctly - the ...