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To see the geodata in a PDF is necessary to process something first in QGIS?

I want to see if a pdf file has geographic data and how to access them. In the properties of the PDF document I see the pdf file was made in "AutoCAD Map 3D 2013," and have 6 layers. In QGIS 2.14, ...
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QGIS CPP multi-platform plugin deployment

We're starting to look at porting some of our plugins over from ArcMap to QGIS and we're pretty excited about it. Currently everything we have is written in C++ so it would be nice to use that on ...
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QGIS : How to add points from GPS stream data

I try to place points on QGIS using the GPS plugin but it does not like me. GPS stream is good, I have the read on the data on port com 66, QGIS seems to be good with it since it locates correctly ...
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How to do diagram block with open source software?

I would like to do a block diagram (topographic and geological representation). Is it possible to do this with QGIS (or other open source software), in Windows 7?
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How to display different SVG icon in the same layer in QGIS based on attribute value

Based on this question: How to display different SVG icon in the same layer in QGIS is it possible to add multiple svg files in qgis to the same layer automatically based on attribute value? I have a ...
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How to add dynamic text feedback for QGIS plugin?

I am building a plugin using Qt Designer which will initially allow users to select features for a chosen polygon layer and then when a feature is selected on the canvas, the area is printed out in ...
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QGis QDir remove directory problem

I am currently developing a QGis plugin and I need to create and remove directories and I use PyQt. I don't know if my problem comes from PyQt or QGis. So my program creates folders, that works all ...
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QGIS : How to calculate centroid on polygons with holes

I try to compute the centroid of polygons with holes on qgis. I did not manage to do it directly, I had to make a conversion to convex hulls before extraction. I crashed my pgsql server trying to ...
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Finding Wgs84 coordinate from ascii grid and calculating scale over a slippy tile map?

I am currently trying to calculate the wgs84 coordinate from an ESRI ascii grid file, which the xllCorner and yllCorner coordinates are I believe in Cartesian coordinates, here is a sample of the data'...
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How to order QGIS raster layer style?

I have single band raster files that I am trying to style using Singleband pseudocolour under the Layer Properties, Style settings, and a colour map textfile that I upload for styling. When I upload ...
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Convert shape into a shape file in QGIS

I seek for a way to convert, in the print composer, shape into shape file. I added rectangle in the print composer with "Add shape" function I try Rectangles ovals digitizing plugin, but in create ...
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Group points in polygons [duplicate]

How to group points into polygons? In Qgis if I want to render a point vector layer into a polygon layer, grouping all same colors.
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Group points and compute area

In a point vector layer, how to compute area for 4 defined ranges of values of one attribute? On the example below, I want the total area for each of the 4 colours.
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What method does QGIS Merge Rasters tool use?

I am trying to merge rasters in QGIS and want to set a priority order for merging so that the values from the highest priority raster are used in overlap areas (the “FIRST” merge/mosaic method, I ...
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Align Geotiff images in Qgis

I generated 3 drone maps of one area. The individual images were stitched using dronedeploy. Each map has some overlap with others. I imported all 3 geotiffs as rasters in Qgis and overlay them. ...
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QGIS 2.14 2.5d render appears different in composer and map views

I'm experimenting with 2.5d rendering for the first time. It seems to me that the objects are being rendered in a different order between the main working environment and the map composer. I'm ...
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Missing graduated method: size

I just can't find the size changing method for the graduated style. I have an integer containing column, and I would like to display it with icons which are bigger if the value is higher. So, is ...
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Using QGIS, how to save an attribute table as sqlite?

With 2.14.1 under Windows 10, I am trying to save a .dbf attribute-only table as a .sqlite table. However, the response is an error. My procedure: right-click the .dbf in the QGIS table of contents ...
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How do I export data points from topology checker into an attribute table?

I used topology checker in QGIS to find all dangles in my roads polyline shapefile. The topology checker returned about 528 dangling ends, also called errors. How do I save these points into an ...
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How to add plugin icon to status bar using PyQGIS?

I would like add my plugin icon to the status bar at the bottom of the screen. How would I do that? (QGIS API documentation on statusBar() seems to be leading to the QT docs and that site is down ...
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QGIS 2.14.1 Processing Toolbox GRASS 7 .NVIZ Not working

I have a problem with the command GRASS 7 .nviz in QGIS 2.14.1 installed through QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.1-1-Setup-x86_64.exe.md5sum all GRASS commands work exept .nviz / nviz7 images: I test with ...
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How to snap a road network to a hexagonal grid in QGIS?

I'm trying to use QGIS 2.14 to snap a road network to a hexagonal grid, but I'm getting strange artifacts. I've created a hex grid with MMQGIS, cells are approx 20 x 23 m. I've buffered the road ...
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Batch project creation in QGIS?

I have a list of csv files "name.csv" that I want to use to make various analyses in QGIS. I would like to automatize the following steps for each file : create new project name_main.qgis; import ...
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QGIS GdalUtils runGdal function throws error for second argument

I am trying to use a script provided in the QGIS Python Cookbook by Joel Lawhead - its a simple script that georeferences images based on control points via the gdalwarp function. (p.124 in the book) ...
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Using QGIS shapefile layer in ArcMap project?

I created a QGIS shapefile layer in QGIS that I want to give to a friend of mine for his ArcMap project. Will he be able to open and use my work?
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QGIS x ArcGIS - Geoprocessing Vectors in Geographic Coordinate Systems [closed]

Is there a possibility of in future versions of QGIS, the software be able to geoprocess vectors (clip, buffer, intersection, etc.) in Geographic Coordinate System, and not only in UTM? In ArcGIS, ...
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QGIS modeler: count points in polygons

it is the first time that I’m using the QGIS graphical modeler and I found some troubles (QGIS 2.14.1). I’m trying to count points that intersect with polygons in a vector grid, but filtering the ...
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Convert xyz points to topography and calculate mean slope

I am working on point data (x, y, z) in meters from origin. I have between 24 and 35 points for each plot (10mx10m), with random locations. I would like to modelise topography over the whole plot in ...
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Error in the connection to Oracle Spatial from QGIS

I am not being able to stablish the connection to an Oracle Spatial server in QGIS. Apparently I have the connection configured accordingly with QGIS documentation, but it stills gives me an error: ...
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Hook for deinstallation of a QGIS plugin

I have a plugin that creates a lot of settings in the Options | Advanced dialog. I'd like to clean up a little on plugin install. Is there a hook I could use ? unload() is run on any QGIS shutdown ...
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Merging raster files produces error in QGIS?

I'm trying to merge (Raster -> Miscellanous -> Merge) four raster files into one. Each file has same CRS and are saved as .tif files. Merge produces error: "The process crashed some time after ...
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How to show draw effects in legend in QGIS

I have edited the features on my map using the draw effects tool (colourize, glow etc). However, in Print Composer, the legend shows these feature symbols in their original form. How can I get them to ...
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Global name not defined, is this a syntax error?

I have been working with classes, and I have fixed several mistakes related to indentation, but in this case I have been checking all the possible errors. It might be a concept error. If someone can ...
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QGIS python support disabled

I'm having a problem with the python support of my QGIS version. When I start QGIS, I get the error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in ImportError: Module use of ...
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Symbolizing OSM rail lines in QGIS

I am struggling to come up with a proper layer style for a rail network extracted from OSM in QGIS. I just want active rail so I choose the "rail" tagged features (rule-based rendering). But since ...
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display issue in qgis 2.14 : features appear and disappear

I have several virtual layers in my project. One of them contains 6 lines. Depending of the scale, at least one line disappears from the canvas for an unknown reason. I heard that sometimes, creating ...
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QGIS Merge rasters without projection edges

I have been trying with no luck to merge forest canopy rasters available through the NLCD (e.g. Grids 102 and 105) using QGIS in Mac (as well as R, and SAGA in Windows). The GeoTIFF grids import and ...
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Can typical Meets and Bounds (angles and distances) drawings be accurate in QGIS?

I’ve been working with parcel boundary shape files (.shp), standard satellite imagery, and Meets and Bounds (angles and distances) site maps / legal descriptions for a few weeks. Wondering if those ...
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Adding layers in QGIS with predefined order in TOC and also make some of them to have visibility turned off when added

I am working on a project and I have a lot of shapefiles with the same name but with different data and when I add them to QGIS they are sorted randomly in TOC (Layers Panel). Can I configure their ...
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PyQGIS: How to find features <within> another feature

Using a spatial query in QGIS Desktop to select features of layer MTA_ACQ_TE_polygon that are within features of layer nts_snrc_50k works, but I am attempting to do this programatically in PyQGIS, ...
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How to upload data from QGIS to a SQL Server?

I'm new at QGIS. I'm wondering if there's a native way or plugin to allow me to upload a shapefile into my SQL Server directly from QGIS. So far the only solution that I could find is the Shape2SQL ...
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Why cant we launch QGIS.exe? Why we have to use QGIS.bat?

QGIS.bat - it is calling some other batch files (all of them also setting up path variable and some more variables), sets some more variables and setting up PATH. I have done that in system properties....
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PyQgis: During editing, add new feature attributes

Workflow: Start edit mode -> New feature is created -> On the console (pyqgis), new attributes are set -> Exit edit mode. Problem: The attributes are not saved. Only after completion of the editing, ...
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Getting QGIS working with Arcgis feature server - crs issue?

I am having difficulty getting the feature service below to line up properly with other layers. It renders fine by itself. How do I determine what crs this service is using? I am adding this layer ...
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Calculating median elevation for local authority areas using OS Terrain 50

I haven't been able to find anything that could comprehensively help me with my problem. I want to calculate median elevation for UK local authority areas. So far I've taken the OS Terrain 50 data ...
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Resources for digitizing in webmap and export? [closed]

Its possible with Google Map API to draw geometries and points. And exporting as well I assume. Is there other alternatives, probably based on Java that can do the same job? I've been researching on ...
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Measuring correct line length from a 2D polyline using 3D raster QGIS

I am trying to measure the correct line length of a 2D polyline when draped over a 3D surface. In theory I would expect the line length to change when moved from the 2D to 3D. The polyline is spaced ...
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Joining attribute data from one layer to another layer in QGIS 2.12.2-Lyon

I have a polygon vector layer that I am trying to join its attributes to a point vector layer. The problem is that the polygon layer consists of grids that are numbered 1-150 (ID) and I am trying to ...
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Variation on a density map QGIS

I am trying to figure out how to make a map that can represent the density estimates that I have. The estimates are tied to points, but are for 1 hectare (100m*100m) areas of which the point is the ...
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How can I align perfectly 4 topo sheets?

I have 4 topo sheets and i want then to align perfectly Would I have to georeference each image again? Or is there a more simple method?