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How to display coordinates of a point in a projected cooridante system?

I want to check the coordinates of a point. On selecting this point in ArcGIS it displays a latitude and Longitude . In ArcGIS I found an option in 'Identity Tool' that the Latitude and Longitude ...
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WMS orthophotos not visible on screen

Using QGIS on Windows XP based desktop. I have been loading orthophotos from a WMS server up to yesterday morning. Today QGIS correctly connects to the server and apparently loads some bytes, however ...
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Distinction between Difference and Clip tools in QGIS?

What is the primary distinction between the Difference and Clip geoprocessing tools in QGIS?
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How can I improve the resolution of a vector grid made in north pole stereographic projection?

I've been struggling with this for a while and wondered if someone could lend a hand. I have a map which already has sampling points from centroids in a 35x35km grid that was created in north pole ...
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Field Calculator returning incorrect length and area values

I can get accurate lengths of line features and areas of polygon features using the "Measuring Tool" in a QGIS project. However, when I attempt to generate length or area data in Attribute Tables ...
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qgis 1.8.0 crash when starting qthread

I am trying to update a vector layer attribute table using QThread. i connect a pushbutton click with a slot to start the thread: def EGSupdateAttributeTable(self): AttUpdateEGSThread = ...
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Re-sizing Raster file pixels

I have 2 JP2 aerial imagery files that are incorrectly sized. They are 100x larger than the other aerial images but correctly geo-referenced (starting x, y co-ordinates). I believe the issue is their ...
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Apply style to second field

I created a point shapefile in QGIS 2.01. Then, I changed the style of the points so they display the contents of the Acceleration field in the attribute table. Works exactly as I require. Now I ...
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QGIS EasyPrint alternatives for v2.0.1?

I recently upgraded to QGIS v2.0.1 and noticed that the EasyPrint plugin is not supported for the latest version. Will this plugin be updated to work in this version, or are there any alternatives ...
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How to auto-fill a new point vector in a vector layer?

When I work in-situ I manually add points in my shape-file. I would like that when I add a new point some attributes would already filled with values calculated programmatically. E.g in my first ...
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Inserting attribute table into QGIS Composer is limited to 99 rows

Inserting attribute table into QGIS Composer is limited to 99 rows? Or am doing something wrong? Stems from How to import or incorporate formated Excel tab into QGIS print composer
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How to set field values as labels in QGIS2 Print Composer

I am mapping the distribution of 325 bird species, displaying circles in the grid cells each species occurs in. The data contains as many duplicates of the NAME as there are cells in which it occurs. ...
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How do i draw a route on Quantum GIS between nodes?

I have a requirement to trace path on the points present in the shapefile which is loaded in Quantum GIS. This should enable the user to specify their own routes within the present network. There ...
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how can i read an attribute value from qgsfeature?

How can i read an attribute value from qgsfeature ? i am trying to update some attribute using other and i have to read value from attribute in the qgsfeature . my source code: provider = ...
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QGIS spatial join, calculating distance from polygon to point layer

I am trying to perform a kind of 'spatial join' in Arcgis, joining to a polygon layer atributes of the closest feature of a point layer, as well as distance. But 'spatial query' doesn't offer an ...
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Research study participant mapping and analysis - comparison of software

I am new to everything GIS. I have been researching different software but have found more questions than solutions. What I want to accomplish: I'm working on a research project with participants ...
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Resources on using R in QGIS for R users?

This is a very basic question, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring it out because so much of the QGIS documentation is oriented toward use of the GUI. I want to be able to run R scripts in QGIS, ...
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How to activate a layer in QGIS layers legend

How can I activate a layer in qgis map legend automatically using python code . I am using qgis.utils.iface.setActiveLayer(self.theLayerToEdit) but the layer is still not checked in the maplegend. ...
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Species atlas (how to automate to create on page for each species with QGIS)

With the use of QGIs, I would like to create an Atlas for a batch of species, with: a background with the country (from a vector layer or from the openlayer plugin). a vector layer (polygon) to show ...
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Raster layer calculator

In PCI Geomatic, I have two raster layer.raster1 identified like %1 and raster2 like %2. if (%1 <= 10) then %2 = 60 elseif (%1 > 10 and %1 <=50) then %2=80 elseif (%1 > 50 and %1 ...
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Error point sampling tool

I'm usig QGIS 1.8.0 and I did some interpolations. Now I want to do some sampling with the point sampling tool but I keep getting this error (I attach a picture of the error message). Does anybody ...
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Missing a Geom field in PostGis

I am working in a Database preaparation for that I exported a shapefile from Qgis to PostGis.The Problem is this: In Qgis I can see a Polygon feature but when the same polygon feature is exported to ...
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How to create an animated map in QGIS which cycles through column values

So i have a shapefile with 40 polygons(rows) and 30 columns where each column represent values from different time period. I have created a map with graduated style by choosing values from one column ...
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How to load memory output from QGIS processing?

Many processing algorithms have an option to save output as memory. If ran from toolbox, this works fine, because you can tick the "Open output file after running algorithm" box. Looking at the ...
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QGIS-server and mapproxy. Management of the transparency of a layer

I have problems using mapproxy with QGIS-server via openlayers (mapproxy-1.6.0, qgis-server 2 and openlayers-2.13.1). I have a layer in which i defined the background of the polygon with ...
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Ecw not supported with qgis-mapserv-fcgi but supported in QGIS Desktop - resolved

I have problem with qgis-mapserver version 2 and ECW. Qgis Desktop works well with ECW (gdal support for ecw with the library ERDAS_ECWJP2_SDK-5.0) but not qgis-mapserver (not supported file in ...
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Touch up tool for rasters?

I was wondering if it were at all possible to manipulate/massage rasters (eg Geotiff) using Qgis plugins or Grass?? By manipulate, I mean manually smooth off interpolation artefacts, blended surface ...
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Points warped when exporting to shape file (position off in Qgis when imported)

I have just purchased a used Trimble GeoXH and I have done some surveys. I did the differential corrections in Trimble Pathfinder Office 4.10. I have exported the corrected and uncorrected files and ...
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Google Map API and OS Opendata in QGIS

I'm new to gis and having problems with matching reference systems for my two data sources. I have downloaded some OS Vectormap data which I believe is in 27700.. And I have some longitude and ...
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install GRASS Addon in with QGIS

Win 7 QGIS 2.0 GRASS 6.4.3 Hi everybody, I want to install some GRASS-Addons to use them in QGIS. Therefore I run GRASS-Plugin in QGIS an open the GRASS-Shell type: g.extension GRASS opens then i ...
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how activate qgis features selection toolbar in the main window

How can i activate and desactivate qgis features selection toolbar in the main window using a signal in a python plugin?
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Adding shp files to PostGIS in QGIS 2

I followed this tutorial to set up Postgresql 9.1 and PostGIS 2 on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I also installed pgAdmin III on my Windows 7 client. I set up a database landarch and user chadmwade, ...
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Is it possible to create standalone installers for QGIS plugins?

Plugin in QGIS are managed by the internal plugin manager, and this requires active (and fast) internet connection. Another way to do it offline is answered here How to install a QGIS plugin when ...
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Problems with QGIS plugin traceDigitize on Mac?

I'm trying to get the traceDigitize plugin to work with QGIS 2.0.1 on my Mac while following this tutorial but I get this error as soon as I ctrl-click: An error has occured while executing Python ...
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Installation of SDA4PP

I have downloaded the plug in SDA4PP for QGIS. I'm trying to install it but I don't see the Add 3rd party repositories under the Repositories tab of the QGIS python plugin installer. This step is ...
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Selecting Polygon Features in QGIS Lisboa

I want to select and save as a separate shape file, a smaller section (polygon) from a whole island country which includes both land and shallow habitat coastal features (like coral reefs) and when I ...
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How to produce multiple maps with same layout for different layers' extents?

I have an area which is divided into several zones the borders of which I have defined as separate layers. The layers are defined by sql queries on a postgis table of line segments joined with a ...
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Using QGIS Icons in Private Projects

I am looking at a software development project where we will make the software open source. The GUI will have icons, and I like the look and feel of some of the icons on QGIS 2.0. Are there any ...
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Misaligned GADM shapefiles and the NE dataset

I am very new to using GIS programs, so please excuse me if this is a trivial question. I'm having the following problem: When adding a GADM shapefile layer for Uganda onto the Natural Earth set of ...
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Issues using geographic and projected coordinate systems QGIS 2.0

I am having issues with QGIS 2.0.1 working between local projected coordinate systems (such as OSGB36, NAD83) and Geographic systems (such as WGS84). The stock answer I have been provided is 'load ...
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How to load interlis1 files directly into QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour 64Bit (W7Pro)

with earlier version of QGIS (1.8) it was possible to load data in interlis 1 format directly. If I try now it says something like unknown format. Is this because I'm using the 64Bit version of the ...
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QGIS proximity raster with extent beyond original coverage?

I need a raster coverage of distances from points outside the geographic region of interest, and am having trouble doing this with QGIS. Questions like this one (Calculating distance to points in ...
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Why can't I edit attribute table imported through 'text as layer'

I imported the coordinates from an Excel table. They show as single points as intended. Now I want to add columns to the attribute table, but I'm not able to edit it. I wanted to import the following ...
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Stop QGIS opening in a new workspace in Ubuntu

Very basic issue I imagine other Ubuntu users will have encountered: every time you open QGIS, it does so in a new workspace - note the arrow in the sidebar is empty not full, just after opening QGIS. ...
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Different output from running algorithm in toolbox and from script

I am unable to get the same results when running the qgis:reproject tool from QGIS processing toolbox (QGIS version 2.0.1) as when running it from a Python script (console). In this example I am ...
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QGIS Python Composer Attribute Table has no content

I post 2 Month ago the same question. So I try it a second time with more code. My Problem still is that I add at the composer a attribute table and in this table there is no content. My Code: ...
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Issues with Selection and Viewing of Attribute Table using QGIS and SQL Server Express 2008 R2

I am having issues with Selection using QGIS 2.0.1. Dufour. When I select one point, all of the points get highlighted. Attribute Table dialog shows Errors for all of the attributes. It indicates that ...
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Where are the 'preloaded' images for the composer

Hi I am trying to add a North arrow to a map in the composer in QGIS 2.0 on a Mac. Googling tells me to simply add one from the preloaded images. When I click the add image icon I get a dialogue ...
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Exporting polygon shapefile with lat/lon points

By copying rows of the attribute table of a polygon shapefile, I figured out how to extract the points of the given polygon but to my surprise, they are formatted backwards: POLYGON(( ...
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Loading PostGIS raster layer into QGIS

I am unable to load a PostGIS raster layer into QGIS. I have looked through previous posts Loading raster from PostGIS DB into QGIS and Cannot add the PostGIS raster layer with QGIS but was not able ...