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clip geometries in postgis table if they are inside a polygon

I have polygons defined in KML files just like this one, which I can easily parse. Example: <Polygon><outerBoundaryIs><LinearRing><coordinates> -91.463940,40.372660,0 ...
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How to compute orthodromic distance in QGIS?

I have opened a geotiff file with QGIS. The CRS of this file is EPSG:3857 (web mercator). When I use the distance tool in the menu, the computed distance is towards web mercator coordinates and not ...
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How to create selective output from a QGIS layer, using QGIS2leaf?

I want to create a web map on which only a selection of data from a layer is displayed. To the best of my knowledge the tool seems to output the full layer. In Mapinfo I'd run a query to create a ...
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Free GIS software for mapping drain lines on a golf course

I work on a golf course that is built on old farm land. We have old clay drains from the turn of the 20th century and lots of additional drains that have been added in the meantime years. No maps ...
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When trying to save a vector in QGIS a blank dropdown window appears

I am learning and using QGIS Brighton and have hit a obstacle. Everything has been going fine until I started using the experimental generalizer to smooth the contours that I had extracted from some ...
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Can I find location entering coordinates?

I am new to QGIS and have a n00b question: can I find a location on the map I'm working with by entering its coordinates? If yes, where do I enter said coordinates?
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How do I rename Shapefiles in QGIS?

I have a huge list of layers in a project that are named in a foreign language. I want to translate and add the English title to the name. When I right click on a layer and choose Properties -> ...
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What causes OTB pansharpening ERROR Inputs do not occupy the same physical space?

When I try to use the OTB pansharpening tool an error comes up and I don not really know what the problem is. I have a RGB and a Band8 map (both from Landsat8) which I want to use for the tool. All ...
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Statistically comparing two sets of coordinates [closed]

I have been given a task to compare two sets of points, one set being a set of predetermined points, on the other being a set of actual points that were taken in the field. I have to compare these ...
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basic problem using division in field calculator

This is a very basic question, but I can't figure out what's going on. I've got election results I'd like to simply display as percentages rather than vote totals, which should be as simple as ...
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How to get the Parameters for a Lambert conformal conic projection CRS in QGIS 2.6

I am currently having some trouble adding the CRS to a vector file that I want to re project to WGS84/UTM. The shapefile is using Lambert Conformal Conic Projection; ITRF92 horizontal datum and GRS ...
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Adding geometry to QgsVectorLayer with lon/lat coordinates

I'm creating a custom Qt app that uses pyqgis for showing data on maps. I have successfully created a map canvas that shows a world map from a WMS server. Now I'd like to overlay data on this map. ...
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Qgis how to combine a geotif with a country border shape file?

I have 2 files. A geotif with different values and 1 shape file with country borders of this area. Can I generate with this 2 files an image with the country borders and the data from the geotif? ...
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IntraMaps Roam does not update PostGIS database?

The QGIS project I created for use with IntraMaps Roam has a PostGIS database sync'd to offline mode (i.e. stored in sqlite on my hard drive). I do my edits in Roam and it goes great, the local file ...
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Black edges on overlapped raster images in QGIS

I'm beginner with QGIS and I have task currently to make some GIS map/data. I downloaded 3 satellite images from Landsat by USGS (multispectral, georeferenced) and I did overlapping of images using ...
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how to extend polyline to the intersection point?

I have a polyline shape file, would like to extend the polyline to the intersection point of the nearby polyline and snap using python in Qgis. Thanks
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QGIS 2.4 print composer map extent does not sync with main window

I'm using QGIS 2.4 and got some issues with the print composer. First thing is that the "update preview" button reloads the map, but does not change the view when I move to another place in the main ...
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How to auto-generate multiple maps with different features in QGIS?

Anyone can explain me how can i auto-generate multiple maps with different variablies using Atlas tool in QGIS? So i have only 1 layer which consists of 10+ features, and i want select some of that ...
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”No module named ogr” when installing QGIS plugins

In QGIS 2.6.1, when I try to install the FlowMapper and QGIS Cloud plugins, I get an error - "The plugin is broken. Python said: no module named ogr" - giving me the only option of removing them. ...
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How to output coordinates from a shapefile to a GMT or CSV file in QGIS?

I want to get the coordinates for a line shapefile as csv or gmt files. I click create "new layer" - "new shapefile layer" - I check the "line" box and then "OK". Then I make my shapefile. When I ...
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How to select points as geomtry in QGIS when both multipolygons and points are stated within the wfs-server?

I'm trying to show data from the following server in QGIS: h ttp://geodata.nationaalgeoregister.nl/bag/wfs? I made a filter on the data I would like to appear in my map. This is how I stated the ...
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QGIS polygonize GDAL DLL load failed

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 and i've been having problems using the polygonize function. I keep getting a "DLL load failed" import error. I've searched older threads which unfortunately weren't able to ...
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display only one point for each ID

I'm working with a point layer (many many features) that has some attributes, like the elevation of each point. I created a polygon grid (5 km x 5 km each cell) with an unique ID and I made an ...
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Getting random values from geometryType() in a standalone PyQGIS script

I am asking this question based on the result I received from this earlier post. The following script only works if I set geometryType() == 3 as that is what is being printed out in the Python console ...
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QGIS rasterize a styled layer

I disabled information from a vector layer with a styledefinition. Is it possible to rasterize only the styled information in QGIS?
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MMQGIS Plugin not working with QGIS 2.6.1? (Resolved) [closed]

QGIS 2.6.1 on Windows Have done a bit of research on this and I think it may be caused by the recent update in version to QGIS 2.6 (it worked in 2.4). I am trying to perform an attribute join from csv ...
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Has anyone used QGIS as an alternative to Terrasync or ArcGIS mobile?

We are planning to purchase a rugged field computer (Trimble, Juniper, Ashtec etc.) for accurately surveying habitats and work sites in remote locations. In the past we have found that the software ...
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Problem operating LAStools in QGIS 2.6.1

I have a problem with LAStools in QGIS 2.6.1. I have never used QGIS to process LiDAR data before. I downloaded LAStools yesterday from the rapidlasso GmbH website. I unzipped the “lastools.zip” ...
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How to split lines with PostGIS and view the result in QGIS?

I have two tables, one contains lines (test_line) and the other contains the points at the vertices of the lines (test_line_vertex). I want to split the line into individual segments based on the ...
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Upload SHP to PostgreSQL via QGIS

There was the error when I try to upload the SHP to the PostGRESQL. The feature is the line type. The error was: ERROR: Geometry type (LineString) does not match column type (MultiLineString) Do ...
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QGIS - Save not working after copy-paste between layers

I am trying to copy points from one layer to another in QGIS, both shapefiles, both with the same schema, both point files, both with the same Coordinate Reference System. The shapefile was originally ...
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QGIS Print Composer - Display Symbols for Empty Classes?

I am working on a map of mortality rates for several racial/ethnic groups and I have created custom classes to encompass the rates instead of the QGIS classes created through its various modes. This ...
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GeoTIFF world file ignored by QGIS?

I am having trouble getting geotiff rasters to get correctly placed even with a world file available. I have tracked down some discussion from 2010 that suggests that if the geotiff already has the ...
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Display only the features containing a name

I used QGis to open a shapefile with the rivers in my state (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). I would like to know "the name of every river", but when I click on the rivers, most of the small ones don't ...
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Update point shapefile attributes from polygon shapefile using QGIS

I have two shapefiles: one point and one polygon. The point shapefile have five attributes that describe the points. The polygon shapefile have one attribute: name of the polygon. I am a beginner to ...
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Cannot see line made with PostGIS ST_MakeLine() in QGIS

I am probably missing something obvious while trying to do this basic job. thetable contains gps track points. The following aims join the track points by a line: CREATE VIEW line01 AS ( SELECT ...
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Extracting point for polygons from shape file - not working

I am trying to extract the lat long points for the polygons from a shape file. I have followed the directions from the following links: Get list of coordinates for points in a layer? How to extract ...
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QGIS Python install question

Apologies for the 101 question; however, in trying to ramp up on python/QGIS I've seen mentioned that python.exe is the key executable in a python install. I have both Python 2.6 and 2.7 installed on ...
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Using pdb in QGIS console

I am unable to use pdb from qgis console. If I run a function that calls pdb.set_trace() I get the error Traceback (most recent call last): File "<input>", line 1, in <module> File ...
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Is it possible to “re-buffer” river polygon dataset? [duplicate]

I've river polygon data representing the water quality. This polygon data were derived from polyline dataset according to a buffer distance in the attribute table. Unfortunately I don't have this line ...
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QGIS Dimensioning during edit

Is there a plugin or tool providing following functionality: I select 2 points (or vertices) - it shows the length between this points When i edit the point (or move vertex) the length automatically ...
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Orfeo tool box (OTB) in Ubuntu 14.04 and SAGA incompatibility (gdal versions)

I need to test segmentation of a 12000 x 12000 pixels scene. I successfully compiled OTB in Ubuntu 14.04 and ran the process. But when I tried to start SAGA, I got a startup error. I found that gdal ...
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Is there a tool that is similar to the ArcGIS repair geometry tool in QGIS? [duplicate]

I need a tool in QGIS that has the same functionality as the repair geometry tool (native of ArcGIS).
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ImportError: No module named processing

this question may have been discussed before but i was not able to find any answer. I am developing a stand alone python script that will invoke methods from processing module. I am seeing error ...
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Cartographic-complete Maps in PDF On Request using Open Source?

Currently I have some data in PostGIS. I want to implement the following: users will make a request via web, with parameters like location, scale, layers to be displayed, etc. and I need to provide ...
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align scale bar with PyQGIS

I am making several maps from a template with a PyQGIS script and I am having problems to align the scale bar on them. My code is: # create scale bar item = QgsComposerScaleBar(comp) ...
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Save project with layers as one compiled file [duplicate]

this may be a rookie question: Is there a way to save a QGIS project as one large file that includes the layers it points to? I am working with Tecplot quite a bit, which has the option of referencing ...
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How to identify polygon/point shapefiles in python?

I have a script which performs various functions on shapefiles, most of which are polygon-based. However, some shapefiles are point-based and I have to specify where these files are by editing the ...
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QGIS - Edit UI - Python Init function localization with QTranslator

I have interaction with layer defined by custom designed UIs. In layer properties the following settings: Edit UI - customline.ui and Python Init function: customline_set.py. #coding: utf8 from ...
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Error running polygonize from QGIS!

I'm trying to vectorize a raster image and when I'm running polygonize within QGIS 2.6.1. I'm getting the following message: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...