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Why is my .csvt not recognized? [closed]

I am trying to associate a .csvt file with a .csv file, so QGIS doesn't insist on calling all the fields text strings (thereby preventing the use of graduated symbols). I used the syntax described by ...
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How to do kernel density estimation with a physical barrier/ boundary in QGIS?

Does anyone know of a programme that will allow kernelling that takes a boundary into account in its calculation rather than simply masking areas that are impossible? So far I have found: GME add on ...
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How can I select enclosed features within the same layer?

My problem: I have a single shapefile from a habitat-survey and need to select all hedge-features that are enclosed in meadows.The features that are to be selected were created by filling rings. ...
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KML (KMZ) to layer including all attributes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? This question is here in many variations but though I went through it I still don't have any good solution how ...
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How to fix problems opening JPEG2000 in QGIS Mac version 1.8?

I am running QGIS v. 1.8 on both my Windows and Mac partitions; Every time I try to open a jpeg2000 (jp2) raster on the mac version the program locks up and I need to force quit. Does anyone have any ...
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Why is transparancy of GRASS rasters missing when imported into QGIS?

I have a raster map in QGIS imported from a GRASS mapset with the QGIS GRASS plugin. The problem is that I have null() cells in the GRASS map that appear "colored" in QGIS. How can I set the ...
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Setup a map server that runs from USB to whatever computer it is connected?

I would like to have a USB that I can bring with me to any computer. That USB should hold a map server, so that the client computer wont need internet and avoid using OSM or Google maps or any other ...
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How to import ESRI geodatabase into QGis? (GIS beginner's question…) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get “.GDB” (Esri File Geodatabase) support in Quantum GIS (osgeo4w - qgis) First, I would like to apologize as I know that this topic has already got a lot of ...
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How to meet “Contour plugin” and “Profile Tool” dependencies in OSX?

So I have two similar but different issues than my previous question, one I may have mentioned already. When attempting to install the Contour plugin I am told I need matplotlib, which I have on my ...
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QGIS Profile from Line tool requiring shapely.wkd?

I am trying to install the Profile from Line tool for QGIS, and the system informed me I need shapely.wkd. A search on the QGIS site for shapely takes me to the Contour Plugin...can anyone help me out ...
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Converting point sets to polygon boundaries

I'm trying to convert sets of points to their respective polygon boundaries. I think this is something like a Voronoi diagram or Convex Hull, but not quite. I'm sure there's a technical term for it, ...
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QGIS GDALtools plugin problem

I am trying to use the GDAL merge tool and receive the following error message: The process failed to start. Either the invoked program is missing, or you may have insufficient permissions to ...
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What's the centerline of a peninsula?

Given a peninsula stretching north south and the two coast lines connecting in the south, I want to find out which is the place, or rather line, which is furthest away from both coastlines on the ...
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How large is the QGIS community?

How large is the QGIS community? Im interested in understanding the shift from traditional proprietary software to open sourced solutions. Thanks
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Elseif Conditional Statement in QGIS Field Calculator

I am trying to write an ELSEIF conditional statement in QGIS Field Calculator (version 1.8.0). I have used an example I found online: CASE WHEN val < 0 THEN 'negative' WHEN val = 0 THEN ...
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Is there a silent installation command without the desktop shortcuts? [closed]

I installed QGIS with Microsoft SCCM 2012 and I want to make a silent install without desktop shortcuts. I managed to do a silent install with / S but I found no s command to delete desktop ...
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How to avoid map refreshes in print composer?

I am trying to make a report with the QGIS composer. This report contains multiple maps. I don't have any trouble to make it, I just have to lock the maps with a right click to avoid them being ...
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Why the georeferencing in UTM does not work with the QGIS georeferencer?

First time here, sorry if this looks simple. I use QGIS on Windows 7. I georeferenced a toposheet with geographic references to UTM. When I superimpose a UTM raster, the toposheet is near the origin ...
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Clipping Rasters with a mask layer error

I've got a NDVI layer that I'm trying to clip with a vector file but when I try and use GDAL Tools clipper I get an error. That shows up like this: What am I doing wrong? This is before I even pick ...
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Load .osm.pbf file in Qgis

How can i do that ? On Linux or Windows ? The more simplest variant, if it exists. .osm.pbf it`s the extension for Openstreetmap extract that i get from a site that takes dayly extracts from osm: ...
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How to connect places (points) without crossing lines?

I have two sets of data. One with placemarks represented by blue dots in image below, and another set of geographic data with lines represented by grey lines. 1) For the first point in drawing, I'm ...
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How to add a progress bar to a python plugin?

I would like to add some type of progress bar to my Qgis python plugin. Can someone point me to an example?
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Is there a way to scale to 1:1 in QGIS Cloud?

Someone knows if with QGIS cloud Pro Plan, it's possible have a scale till 1:1. I use QGIS to draw small stuff on my gis (archaeological finds, as really small pottery's sherds) and I need a scale ...
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What's the best way to produce a density map from weighted points in QGIS?

I'd really like to repeat the functionality of the ArcGIS Kernel Density tool - how could I do that? I would like to limit answers to easy-to-install free-and-open-source software – i.e. QGIS ...
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How to use the OGR/GDAL configure options in QGIS python environment

I’m looking for a solution how to use the OGR/GDAL configure options (--config) in the qgis python environment. http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/ConfigOptions Setting special configure options is ...
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Is there a way to distinguish between digitized and pasted features?

Is there a way to tell if an added feature in QGIS is in fact a newly digitized one or a pasted feature? I think QGIS is treating both cases in the same way, emitting the same signal: ...
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How can I create a portable script for coordinate conversions to run from USB?

I would like to be able to convert Lat long values in wgs84 to the swedish RT90, the values are in CSV files under headings X and Y. I would like to have this portable, an eg runned in a script in ...
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Projection Transformations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I measure area from geographic coordinates? I created my spatial tables in WGS-84 with SRID:4326, I want to transform them to UTM Projection to measure length ...
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Can QGIS handle .adf attribute data?

I have been using QGIS for about 4 months now and its been great to learn a new package. I have been trying to open a source raster (*.adf) files in QGIS. I can display the raster set itself, ...
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Error Installing libgdal1 Package

I'm trying to install the libgdal1 package on Ubuntu 12.04, but the apt is returing this error: dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libgdal1_1.9.1-2~precise4_amd64.deb (--unpack): ...
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How can I duplicate a layer in QGIS?

I'd like to display the same vector data in different ways as different layers. While it's very handy to be able to copy and paste the layer style in 1.8+, it would be nice to be able to select a ...
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New QGIS install can't find GISBASE

At QGIS startup I get the message: "QGIS couldn't find your GRASS installation. Would you like to specify path (GISBASE) to your GRASS installation?" (Windows 7) No amount of rooting around the ...
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How to reproject a raster file in QGIS with datum transformation?

I want to reproject a tiff raster file from projection A (ETRS89/UTM Zone 32) to projection B (DHDN/Gauss-Kruger zone 2). The two projections have a different datum so I have to use a datum ...
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What is the fastest way to iterate through a list of features?

I have written a QGIS plugin and it iterates through all features in a layer using provider.select() and compares geometry. The problem, the plugin is very slow. If there are 114 features in a ...
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How can I automatically split a spatial layer to a grid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Divide vector in equal smaller parts in QGIS or similar I am a software engineer and the company I work for has a project that needs some spatial data manipulation in ...
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Why is this spatialite polygon layer not displayed properly?

In QGIS, I have a spatialite multipolygon layer that have full objects in attribute table but do not display random ones as I scroll and pan around: Vietnam map at zoom level 1:16000000 - some ...
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Is it possible show the feature attributes dialog when I add a feature in code?

I want to know if it is possible to make the feature attributes dialog in Qgis show up when I add a feature by code using: QgsVectorLayer::addFeature( tFeature ) This is available when I add ...
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Flattening JP2 files to single band (i.e. averaging bands)?

I have created thousands of png tiles using ArcGIS and have merged groups of them into large jp2 files for serving via GeoServer. I need to flatten these to a single band so that I can apply a colour ...
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How to connect to Postgres with QGIS?

Oddly, it should be simple, but I can't connect to a local PostGIS database. My installation is with Mac OS X (10.8), Postgres.app (in doc it's said to have PostGIS included) and Quantum GIS 1.8. ...
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How can I fix DLL loadfailed with Polygonize in QGIS 1.8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Qgis polygonize problem - DLL load fail I'm getting the following error message when I try to use the polygonize tool in QGIS 1.8 (windows 7): Traceback (most recent ...
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Is there a version of merge in QGIS that works like “Difference”?

I can't seem to find a tool to merge files from the active TOC into one file... The datamanagement --> Merge Shape files only allows you to choose a directory of shapefiles to merge which is really ...
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What do I need to change to get scale bar units other than degrees?

Measurements done in QGIS on my project are done properly using whatever unit is set in: Settings > Options > Map Tools > Preferred measurements units but the scale bar decoration and scale bar in ...
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Need to generate ids to connect points and polygons

I have a simple question as I am just getting my head into GIS. I am trying to compare the demographics of charter schools to traditional public schools. I have universe listings (lat,long) of US ...
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Access to Attribute join via command

I have 1.8 Quantum GIS, the menu "attribute join from the FTOOLS" no appears in the screen , is there a way to access via command?. thanks in advance
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GEOS and Shapely installation on Windows

When trying to install Shapely on my Windows 64bit computer, I cannot get the GEOS library to work. So far, I have run the OSGeo4W installer from which I installed GDAL (I believe the geos library ...
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TIN interpolation crash in Qgis

I have problems using the function TIN(linear) interpolation in Qgis. The program crashes when larger areas is interpolated. Map properties: vector map, Geometry typ = Point, features in this ...
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Disable sounds/beeps in QGIS?

Is there any way to disable, mute, or otherwise change the incessant message 'beep' in QGIS? I need volume on the PC for other unrelated notiifications yet am tired of apologising for the echoing ...
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How to get correct area calculation using Google Mercator?

i use QGIS with openlayers-plugin and i´ve loaded google satellite as a layer. what i want to do is making a shape-layer (polygon) with the goal to get the area values of the polygons. i´ve activated ...
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Calculate area of intersecting polygons in QGIS

I have two collections of shapefiles: 1 - postal codes, administrative and political areas 2 - various land use categories like parks & allotments, and points like trees I want to produce ...
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How to render a table with mixed geometry types in QGIS?

I created a table with geometry type "GEOMETRY" AND inserted data of point, line and polygon type. My question is how to show this spatial data Qgis not supporting for geometry type "GEOMETRY".