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how to fix greyed out edit button

I created a QGIS map, which I was able to edit (right click on layer and select toggle edit, or use button in tool bar). Having returned to work on the plan, most layers now have this button greyed ...
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What prevents GRASS and SAGA integration into QGIS when users aren't administrators?

Windows version of QGIS 2.0 using the stand alone installer. I have been able to tie up the functionality using the Options and Configurations settings in the Processing menu. This works fine in a ...
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QGIS 2.0 Performance issue when selecting by location on a complex dataset

I have an issue when I use the select by location tool in QGIS 2.0 to select points within a very complex polygon. It is flood data, so has something like 350,000 nodes and is generated as a single ...
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Dissolving polygons closers than 50m into a single shape QGIS

I’m new with GIS (coming from a CAD background) and using QGIS 2.0.1. I have a very detailed map of urban fabric in a UK region, to the detail of individual buildings. I want to simplify that map by ...
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Alternative repository for QGIS 2.0 plugins

Is there any alternative to the official repository for plugins of Qgis 2.0. I prefer to be a tested and trusted. EDIT: I found a source which refers to OpenGeo Explorer For more info: ...
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lookup forms in QGIS

Bit of an open question but.... Is it possible to design a form in qt designer that will be used as a form against a qgis layer but interacts with a different table in postgres/postgis as a lookup ...
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error in overlapping layers in QGIS

I created two tables with PostGIS, within which I have inserted a shapefile of an Italian region (Apulia) in the first, and the coordinates in the second table. In both tables are set with the ...
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Point features disappear when moved using QGIS 2.0

When I move, either by the node or the move function, a feature symbol on the map canvas, it simply disappears, not just the label, the whole thing. CTRL-Z brings it back. I'm using a MAC OS-X. I've ...
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Merge large number of polygons using QGIS

I have a series of polygons that are the output of another GIS program - I need to merge the polygons into a single polygon. I have tried a couple of different methods with no luck. I have tried to ...
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How to define leaders to a label in QGIS 2

In QGIS 1.8 and 1.9 I used a plugin called Easy Labels to develop leader lines that would be saved as a memory layer. I have not been able to replicate this with QGIS 2.0, I cant even find the Easy ...
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How to calculate peaks in a DEM

How could I extract all peaks from a DEM (large mountainous area)? Peak means something like: a pixel which is sourrounded by other pixels with smaler elevation numbers in a area arround the ...
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How to visually sort the order of Points with QGIS, GDAL, …?

The following Points layer is the basis of a rendering in a Android application. Android allows to draw a shape from the provided points. I cannot use LineStrings. However, the order of points ...
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How to show in a custom QGIS form the feature and/or geometry info?

I need to show point coordinates on the from dialog used to edit the attributes of a point.. I see that in the formOpen the dialog receives a layerId and a featureId, but no iface object, so how can ...
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How to find out if OpenStreetMaps contains low emission zones?

Since I never really digged into the data contained in OpenStreetMap I ask myself what would be the recommended way to identify layers or tags within the overall data. In my current use case I want to ...
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Is it possible to load automatically a customization file in qgis?

I have customized QGIS menu and toolbars thanks to the customization option and I have created a configuration.ini file that I can load on several machines. Now, is it possible to create a project ...
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QGIS OS grid overlay

I'm totally new to GIS. However, I've proudly managed to create a map, which is correctly geo-referenced with a Great Britain Ordnance Survey (OS) background (streetview level) and I've added some ...
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How do I convert a .dxf to a .shp containing a field with height information in QGIS?

I received two .dxf for my project that represent my area of interest. One of them contains buildings, the other one terrain elevation. They both are 3D. I can convert them to shapefiles successfully ...
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Replacing all null values from attribute table with zeros using QGIS?

I have a new column in my attribute table with a lot of null values and I want to replace all them to zeros. How can I do that in field calculator? I'm using QGIS 1.8
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Mismatch in area calculation using Field Calculator vs Group Stats in QGIS 2.0

I have two polygon files (A being my area of interest and B being a categorised land cover layer). Both layers were in the same projection (projected and not geographic). Using QGIS 2.0, I used the ...
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QGIS and raster calculator - not working

I have installed QGIS 1.8 on a Mac OS v10.8.4 (with GDAL and installed), and trying to create an NDVI map from a three-band GeoTIFF multispectral image. Even the simplest calculation (e.g. band@1*1) ...
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How to highlight polygons within another polygon?

I want to symbolize public buildings in OSM data. For Example: There is a polygon and in column "amenity" it has the value "school". But i don't want to highlight this polygon, but the buildings ...
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QGIS, “Handle bad layers” and empty layers

I'm a novice in GIS, so forgive me all possible mistakes I might have here... I'm using QGIS 2.0.1. (Dufour) with Mac OS X (10.6.8). I have couple of dozens(?) of vector layers added on a project. ...
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Irrational feature ID behavior in a PyQgis script

I've written a script to determine the coordinates of a point shapefile and insert them into its attribute table. It works perfectly when the ID sequence of the indiviual features begins with 0, yet ...
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How to load a SVG-File from QRC

I have a vectorlayer and want to give the points a svg-symbol. If I give the constructor an absolute path to my svg-file it works fine. Then i put the svg to my ressource file (qrc) and try to load it ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 connecting to ESRI WMTS jpeg vs jpg

I'm currently trying to troubleshoot an issue I have connecting to ESRI WMTS services. Esri ArcGIS Server seems to provide the format as JPEG via the rest service, but in the get capabilites ...
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How does MMQGIS geocoding tool work?

Hi all and thanks for any help. I try geocoding locations from csv file in qgis using mmqgis with no success. is there a log file where i can see the error massages? lets use one of the record as an ...
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Problem changing CRS to enable clip function

I have two layers, one point file and one polygon. The point file is in WGS 84 and polygon in NAD83-UTM10. The project CRS is NAD83-UTM10. They project fine with on-the-fly projection turned on. I ...
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QGIS Graphic Modeler issues with Raster Calculator

A colleague and I have downloaded QGIS Dufour and are trying to use the Graphical Modeler to carry out a raster subtraction with a DSM and a DTM. This fails using both the Grid Difference and Raster ...
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How can I access second (or even third) level attributes in a vector layer and add them to the attribute table? [closed]

I got some .dxf file containing buildings I need for my map. The file loads nicely into QGIS and I converted sucessfully to shape. I still can find the Information I need (the buildings height) in the ...
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export from .shp to .gpx and .kml fails

I've just upgraded to QGIS Dufour and I am having some problems with the exportation of a simple track from .shp to .gpx and .kml format. I imported from mi smartphone a .gpx track (SR WGS84 ...
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Workflow Scripting in QGIS

I have created a hexagonal grid shapefile using MMQGIS and want to use this for hexagonal binning. I have another point shapefile which contains patient records for three different types of hospital ...
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What is the best way to display point data (with standard deviation) using QGIS/SAGA/Manifold? [closed]

I would like to display point data values (indicating biomass at a point) but also to show the standard deviation value for each point. What would be the best method to do this in QGIS (I'm a basic ...
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My Coordinate Reference System listing is in the wrong language

I just installed QGIS Desktop 2.0.1 on a desktop (Windows 8-64). All the menus are in English-US (as they should be), but the CRS listings -- when I try to change them for a project are a layer -- ...
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Sorting individual points by shapefile overlay

I have a couple hundred individual locations across Australia saved in a KML/KMZ file. Is it at all possible to use QGIS or something similar to sort these individual locations into a statistical area ...
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Polyline (shp) layer not displaying correctly in QGIS

I'm a new QGIS user. I'm trying to convert a polyline vector layer to polygon. I tried to it in ArcMap 10.1 but it misses a lot of polygons. So, I'm attempting to this in QGIS running the process ...
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Making Map Matching Points to Roads [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble while map matching these points for some streets. Could you lend me a hand?
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Delete files that were used in python code

I have a code that creates some tif images in .qgis2 folder, but I want, in the end, delete these files. How do I do that? I try with os.remove but it gives me the error32, that said that the process ...
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Creating a point buffer along a road network [duplicate]

I have a road network and have added points indicating fire hall locations. How would i go about creating buffers on those points following the road line. The result am i looking for would create a ...
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Why does my QGIS plugin MainWindow start with some widgets not drawn?

I have a QGIS plugin written in Python which uses a MainWindow to hold a few other widgets. When the window first gets shown, some widgets are drawn and some are not. When I resize or minimise/restore ...
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SQL questions testing pgRouting 2.0

Following the post:pgRouting 2.0 for Windows quick guide, cuz I have some problem with DB manager(here is the problem I posted:DB manager in QGIS 2.0), I skip DB manager and save the test shapefile, ...
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DB manager in QGIS 2.0

I followed this post:pgRouting 2.0 for Windows quick guide, and I want to use DB manager to load the test data into my PostgreSQL database. I used url to get the test data: I have set up the ...
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Splitting discontiguous vector feature in QGIS

I'm a QGIS novice. I'm trying to correct a map of Europe in QGIS, and it's incorrectly assigned Corsica to Germany. I can't seem to split Corsica off of Germany because when I use "split features" to ...
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OSX 10.9 + QGIS 2.0.1 - Missing osgeo module

Running the following: QGIS 2.0.1 (via Kyngchaos) OSX 10.9 GDAL/OGR 1.10.1 (via Homebrew). Recently, I've become unable to use the OpenLayers plugin, which is complaining that I'm missing the ...
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Problem with projection of layers in QGIS

I'm having a problem with projections in QGIS that i hope someone here can help me with. I have been searching and found other people having the same problem, but have not been able to solve mine ...
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How to quickly calculate bounding box coordinates of a selected polygon with qgis

I just manually (and somewhat inaccurately I'm sure) retrieved the bounding box coordinates for a county polygon, which is a selection from a larger layer of county shapes. I'd like to be able to use ...
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How to add a MSSQL spatial layer using Python?

I'm having difficulty adding a MSSQL spatial data layer using Python. The database is password protected, and I can add the layer without any problems using the built in feature, but I can't make it ...
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Problem using pgRouting 2.0

I follow this great post:pgRouting 2.0 for Windows quick guide, and I have loaded the test data from GeoJSON, like this: But I don't know how to load this layer into my database, and my DB manager ...
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Calculating area with python qgis

I am a little stumped with determining the area of polygons in the python console. I want the output to be in meters^2, so using: qgis.utils.iface.mapCanvas().setMapUnits(0) ...
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How to create a printable data sheet when using edit widget “value realtion” in QGIS 2.0?

I created a spatiaLite Database with a point layer (every point is a tree). Additional I created several tables to fill the columns of the spatial layer with attributes using the editing widget “value ...
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How can I specify certain quantiles for renderer classification?

For graduated classification in QGIS 2.0.1, I can choose between several statistical methods to classify my data (standard deviation, quantile, natural breaks...) and for each method it is possible to ...