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Is it possible to import SAGA colour styles in QGIS?

iam still using QGIS and SAGA independently in my productive use (despite the excellent SEXTANTE toolbox, which is sometimes a little buggy). SAGA has some very nice default styles and i am wondering ...
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Is there a straight way to copy or clone a QgsVectorLayer Object?

Is there a straight way to clone or "deepcopy" a QgsVectorLayer Object with python? Unfortunately the python module "copy" is not successfull with that. Thanks in advance! nikolaus
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calculate area of vegetations in a raster file

How do I calculate area of several vegetation types in a raster (.img file type) image. They are color coded. Am using QGIS (1.8.0) and ERDAS 9.2.
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How can I create a pollutant dispersion raster in QGIS?

As my previous questions have indicated, I am working on an air quality problem where I have a dataset of industrial emissions that consists of a location (long, lat), and an annual volume of ...
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Raster incorrectly reprojected to OSGB(27700)

Ubuntu 12.04, QGIS 1.8.0, GDAL/OGR 1.7.3, GEOS 3.2.2 Open a Spatialite db with OS Mastermap poly layer (EPSG:27700); Add OpenLayers Plugin (1.0) from QGIS offical repository; Add a Google Satellite ...
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Export dxf files for use in Sketchup

the export to dxf seems like it worked, but Sketchup will not import it. I don't think this is a Sketchup issue, as Sketchup imports other dxf files just fine.
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Problems with QGIS (v 1.8.0) layer labels [closed]

I have a PostGIS (v 2.0) layer representing lakes. The attributes "chinchar" and "chintrans" contain Chinese characters and Pinyin (Roman) characters in UTF8 format. When I use Layer -> Labeling in ...
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QGIS - extract raster values greater than 0

How can I extract values > 0 from an overall raster? I have a water level grid and a DTM from which I've derived flood depths (using the raster calculator) but obviously the final result contains ...
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QGIS 1.8 Did Not Install Properly— Will not recognize modules or DLLs— conflicting with existing PyQt?

I know this has been asked and re-asked, but I can't seem to get any of the proposed solutions to work. Upon clicking the start menu shortcuts to QGIS desktop, nothing happens. When I run from ...
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how to load a raster into the Map Canvas using QGIS Action

Is it possible to write an Action in QGIS that will load a raster into the current map canvas based on a url/path of the raster as specificed in the attribute table of a shape file? The shape-file is ...
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Problem connecting QGIS to MySQL [closed]

I'm trying to create a new vector layer and store it in a MySql-database, but when I test the connection I get an error with no detailed information at all. If I give an erroneus password I get a ...
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queried layer is not updating after drawing new feature in original shapefile

I have a project in qgis 1.8 where I added the same shapefile 3 times. On 2 of them I made a query. The third one is for edditing purposes. When I change the value of one of the features (in the ...
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How can I fix “ImportError: No module named qgis.core”?

First of all, I'm using Python 2.7.3, QGIS 1.8 (Lisboa) on Windows 7 pro 64 bits. Now let's go to the actual question: I have written some code (Python) that works well within the QGIS built in ...
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QGIS Attribute Table Not Displaying Data

Using QGIS and one minute I could see the attribute table, the next minute I couldn't. Using QGIS on Linux Mint 13. I tried purge/autoclean/reinstall to get a completely new download of all ...
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Where is the Road Graph panel?

I am trying to use the Road Graph plugin within QGIS 1.8 (running under Windows 7 64-bit). When I click Vector -> Road Graph -> Settings I get the settings-panel: But, I don't know how to enable the ...
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On the fly projection not working in QuantumGIS [closed]

I am trying to put a point layer of cities on top of a shapefile of counties in QuantumGIS. I have on the 'On the Fly' turned on and both files are in the same projection system. However, the point ...
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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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Finding centerline of 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 raster attribute data?

I have been trying to open Esri grid format (*.adf) files in QGIS. I can display the raster set itself, however, the appropriate attribute data fails to join the spatial dataset. Can QGIS display ...
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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 ...