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Trying to use a QGIS plugin - getting classFactory error

I've had to create a GIS for the company I work for, choosing QGIS over ArcGIS due to price (company doesn't want to buy another copy of ArcMap). In any case, it's not a HUGE GIS but it would be good ...
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How to label only some places instead of all?

How do I turn of some place names, or rather turn on some places names but not the rest. How do I turn of or hide that? [s]I also get a red cross under the place names which I dont like to see. How do ...
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How do i install QGIS with FileGDB?

Please help me i am very new at this and the last time I asked i was sent to a link about an older version of QGIS. I need to know how to install QGIS 2.0.1 for Windows 8 64 bit so it can recognize ...
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QGIS Grid Division/Grid Product etc. results are wrong projection

I have several raster grids, all 4320 columns, 2160 rows in WGS 84 projection. They are loaded from ESRI ascii files. When I use the Processing Toolbox to carry out arithmetical transformations on the ...
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Unable to load 'nviz' through GRASS

I am using QGIS 2.0.1-Dufouron on Windows 7. When I try to load nviz via GRASS, I get the message "Module nviz not found". Weirdly enough, I can load it via the toolbox and be able to 'run' it (it ...
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Can I achieve one-to-many relationship in QGIS custom forms?

My PostgreSQL database has ElectricLine geometry table which has one-to-many relationship with ElectricLineMaterial non-geometry (attribute only) table. This PostgreSQL table added as layer in QGIS ...
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Multiple labels in QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible to show 2 or more labels for 1 layer? For example - 1 label will show the name of a school and the 2nd label will show the number of students? They should be completly different labels. ...
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How to (image) capture map and copy it to clipboard using QGIS?

Essentially, I want to copy a map to clipboard (not Save as Image).
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How do I set a CRS when it isn't listed in QGIS? (Mac, not PC)

I want to work with a shapefile that is in a Coordinate System that I can't locate in QGIS for Mac. When I load this shapefile data, it shows up fine, on-the-fly has generated the CRS data most likely ...
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Set feature attribute by name via QGIS python api

I try to set feature attributes by attribute name with this code pr = layer.dataProvider() pr.addAttributes([QgsField("test", QVariant.Int)]) layer.updateFields() for feature in layer.getFeatures(): ...
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Open Layers and OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700)

I've been working with loads of shapefiles projected according to OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700). THe project CRS is set to 27700 and "On the fly reprojection" to 27700 is set (I keep this as a default as I ...
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How to set symbology type and color based on data?

I have a point vector layer with several attributes in QGIS Dufour. One of them is satellite name, and the other is date. I want to display different dates with different colors (using some gradient) ...
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How to find neighbouring polygons with same attribute value?

I have certain amount of polygons with different classes (numbers). I would like select/find all these polygons that have a neighbor-polygon with the same class. Is there a tool in QGIS, ArcGIS ...
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Can I use QGIS 2.0.1 with the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)? [closed]

I'm a trying to learn QGIS. I am trying to download and open with QGIS state-specific data from the USGS NHD Viewer, and i think i have at least managed to do the downloading correctly. For example, ...
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Create cross section with polygon intersects in QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a cross section that shows the intersected polygons on the relief (in QGIS 2.0.1)? I would like to try this out for a geologic map. I'm using VoGisProfilTool: ...
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What is an Orphan point?

MY apologizes about the next doubt, but I can't understand what is an orphan point. I am using QGIS with a module to apply the Linear Reference System (the module is called "LRS"). During the ...
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Calculate best area with overlaying multiple layers buffer shapes

I am using QGis and I have a set of 20 layers with buffers. I'm interested in where they overlap most and I want to create a single layer that shows which are the places where they overlap most and ...
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Installing Demo Datasets

I installed QGIS without selecting the demo datasets. Now I realise that was a mistake. Is there a way to install these after QGIS installation or do I have to uninstall completely and re-install? ...
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How can we split a polygon within another polygon in Qgis? [duplicate]

How can I split the green area as a separate polygon fro the grey one in QGIS?
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Graduated colouring Voronoi polygons? (QGis)

I've got a huge database of depth points for the whole Irish sea which I'd like to be a nice smooth surface, or at least have a depth value associated with the entire area (i.e. include the ...
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How to save complex expressions in QGIS Field Calculator? [duplicate]

I have been debugging some long case expressions in the field calculator and getting frustrated because I have to remember to copy the expression before I test it otherwise I end up having to reenter ...
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Do pad functions of QGIS Field Calculator have bug?

I have this expression in the field calculator: regexp_replace('1', '^(\\d+)', rpad('\\1', 3, '0') ) gives 01 rather than 001 as expected. the *pad functions work fine when called outside ...
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How can I do more flexible matching in conditional expressions than provided by LIKE?

With LIKE '%' works but I have had no luck with character ranges, i.e. [0-9] to match a digit. Oh for a regular expression ;)
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Can QGIS save layer direct to PostGIS?

I see that there is no option in the layer->save as menu for saving to a postgis database. There are for both SpatiaLite and SQLite. I am guessing that the interface to PostGIS is significantly more ...
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How to map flood areas from a set of points containing surface and height of water?

I am working on the damages made by the typhoon Haiyan. I use QGIS 2.0 with extensions and toolbox, and MapInfo. I have vectors, rasters of the place. I want to map the flood area along the ...
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Open Source equivalent to Collector for ArcGIS to use with QGIS/PostGIS?

From my reading of the Esri web pages the Collector for ArcGIS is tightly tied to that platform. I would be delighted to learn that I am wrong about this. I have a strong interest in generic mobile ...
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How to programmatically add an algorithm from external plugin to QGIS processing toolbox?

I'm writing a python plugin for QGIS and I'd like to know if it's possible to provide an interface to it from the processing toolbox. I can see how the existing algorithms are loaded into processing ...
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How to extract pixel value counts from a raster in QGIS?

How does one go about obtaining a summary of the counts of cell values within a raster in QGIS? I know QGIS is doing this, in order to provide the summary statistics and histogram in the properties of ...
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Does QGIS attribute edit form support “relationship” data?

Consider I have a geometry table having one-to-many relationship with a no-geometry table. When I create a feature (geometry), I would like to be able to add the relative no-geometry table data in the ...
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Esri File GDB multi-user edit through QGIS

I have an Esri File GDB with relationship classes. I would like to import this GDB in PostgreSQL or MSSQL to enable multi-user edit through QGIS (dufour) tool. What are the steps/procedures to ...
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Is there a bug in Georeferencing in QGIS 2.0?

I recently updated to QGIS 2.0. But now, when I need to georeference some pictures, I have serious problems. When loading the files to be georeferenced, I can see only a part of it in the window, so ...
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How to format labels with leading zeroes?

I'm trying to display a number next to a symbol in QGIS 2.0.1 - The numbers are from an integer-field in a postgresql database. The goal is that single digit numbers get a leading 0. Examples: 12 ...
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Georeferencer plugin will not load in QGIS

I have downloaded and installed QGIS. I would like to georeference an image using the core georeference plugin. When loading it no toolbar appears and the 'update', 'reinstall' etc boxes in plugin ...
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Export additional data with ogr2ogr

I am trying to import my ESRI-shapefile with OGR2OGR to an existing mysql table. This works fine but unfortunately only the featureID and the geometry data is exported. How do I add the labels of the ...
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Need help installing QGIS 2.0 Need GDAL then SQLite3 3.7.16

OSX 10.7.5 I need help installing QGIS 2.0 It says I then need GDAL. When I try to install GDAL it says SQLite3 3.7.16 or newer framework is required. I can't find SQLite3 3.7.16.
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How to set drawing style for QgsRasterLayer in QGIS 2?

I am using PyQGIS. In QGIS1, I can use: rlayer.setDrawingStyle ( QgsRasterLayer.PalettedColor ) but In QGIS2, I got some errors. I follow pyqgis developer cookbook, put some demo scripts in ...
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GRASS algorithm r.los does not produce raster

After running the r.los algorithm through QGIS 2.0, I'm getting a 'Problem loading output layers' box which gives the following message: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Output ...
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How to use the linear referencing plugin from QGIS with postGIS data?

I need a guide how to use this plugin properly, I'm a newbie on PostGIS and I'm trying to use the linear referencing plugin of QGIS. I've created a database on postgreSQL with the postGIS extension ...
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Issue installing QGIS on Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion)

I am having difficulty installing QGIS on my Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion). I understand that QGIS requires GDAL Complete 1.10 framework package and Matplotlib Python module. I installed GDAL (which includes ...
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How do I calculate the distance among all points in set in QGIS?

I am a very new user of any GIS. In QGIS I have input my UTM data as a CSV file. Under Vector -> Analysis Tools -> Distance Matrix, I have been able to create a distance matrix but it just takes one ...
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Read and Export OSM Road Data as a Network of Road Segments [Adjacency Matrices]

I wish to extract from an OSM file a road network, and export it as an array (adjacency matrix) where the nodes are the road intersections and the edges represent the road segments. I don't want to ...
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Simple pixel analysis [duplicate]

I am very new to QGIS and I simply have two tif images which I need to do pixel analysis on so I can compare the change in vegetation over time. I have no idea how to go about this and if anyone has ...
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Creating contours from partial data set

Is it possible to create contour lines based on part of the points and not the entire dataset?
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QGIS 1.8 Project in 2.0.1 Bad Layers

I have a confusing problem with a project generated in QGIS 1.8 when trying to open this on a new windows pc with Darfour (same OS, Win7) The hard drive including the project has been moved from old ...
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updating the extent automatically in the print composer

Just started using QGIS (after trying what I need to in GRASS). Using the Print Composer, I've put down a map which is based on the map in my map canvas, which is what I'll want to print. Then put ...
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Can I use the LEFT (string) operator in ExecuteSQL()?

In QGIS I can use the LEFT operator on a dataset like this: LEFT( "Name2",3) ='031' What is the syntax for using this expression with ogr in python? Isn't this the right syntax? ...
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Custome QGIS application with WPS and GDAL/OGR

I have basic question on how to start a project with QGIS. There are two kinds of users, and they are supposed to sign in (Login in) before they start using so that depending on the user type the QGIS ...
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Can't open Spatialite plugin in QGIS

After installation, I got the error messages below when I click the Spatialite (V.7) Plugins: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- An error has ...
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Add more info in the attribute table after executing “Line intersection” in QGIS

I have executed the "Line intersection" tool on a road shapefile. This is under Vector > Analysis Tools > Line intersections. I get an output with attribute table having just two columns: type_1 ...
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How to use PyQGIS ( Python QGIS API ) to open/close Update Drawing Order checkbox in QGIS2's Layers (Legend Interface)

Thanks qgis 2, the Legend Interface (layers dockwidget) now has Update Drawing Order check box on right-click mouse context menu. I think this feature can let user temporally closes rendering, then ...