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GRASS in QGIS: Problem with creating isolines from points

I'm quite new with GIS and hope, anybody can help me here: I try to create isolines from service points by using GRASS in QGIS 2.8.2. After connecting the road network (based on OSM data) with 45 ...
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QGIS WGS84 issues

I potentially have a problem with my QGIS project, where I am attempting to digitise a relatively small map, and part of the project requires a calculation of the area of each of the parcels of land ...
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QGIS interface very slow on OSX

I'm running QGIS version 2.8.1-Wien QGIS code revision Compiled against Qt 4.8.6 Running against Qt 4.8.6 Compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Running against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Compiled against ...
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How to create a plugin GUI for QGIS 2.8.2?

I create a pluging with the pluging builder in Qgis 2.8.2. I went to the folder of my pluging : C:\OSGeo4W64\apps\qgis\python\plugins\yu in order to visualize al the files that the pluging builder ...
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How to calculate raster statistics for each band in qgis

i need to calculate raster statistics for RGBN (4 channels, multiband image) rasters in QGIS. In Arcgis if you use "calculate statistics" in Arcatalog, statistics are calculated for every image band. ...
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Import georeferenced dwg-files to SketchUP

I have a georeferenced dwg-file in a national projection and want to import it into SketchUp pro 2015 without loosing the georeference. My workflow so far was to import it into QGIS, check it's ...
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How to delete char in table attribute in QGIS 2.6.1

I need to label many items but in the table attribute field there are some char (#F) for every item that I have to delete. The length of the description are not always the same. I create a new field ...
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Installing Orfeo toolbox for QGIS?

I installed QGIS through OSGeo4W 64 bit version in Windows 8. QGIS installed correctly, but I cannot add the Orfeo Toolbox. Any suggestions?
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How to extract and save polygons by attribute in QGIS?

I have a shapefile layer from a vegetation mapping project with 417 polygons that represent 21 different vegetation classes. These are stored in a single column called 'type'. I want to break the ...
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How to clip a big shapefile from another shapefile's extent

I am working on mangroves in Sundarbans (Bangladesh / India), using Landsat pictures. I need to equalize them in reflectance, before classification, for the evolution of the biomass in this region. I ...
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Pacific NW Projection Issues

The basic issue is that I have shapefiles saved in WGS84/Pseudo Mercator (EPSG: 3857) and some DEM data saved in NAD83/UTM Zone 10N (ESPG: 26910), but can't get them to line up. I'm using QGIS and ...
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Is there a way to export the style, along with a shapefile, to a kml in QGIS?

I see there were plugins in the past that may have done this such as qgis2kml and qgis2google, but they no longer exist.
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Displaying trailing zeros to right of decimal in label using QGIS?

is there a way I can get zeros to show up in my label when they come to the right of a decimal in a number such a s 270.00? I'm trying to display two decimals in all my numerical labels, but QGIS ...
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Add comma to number labels, multiple records in attribute table

A QGIS question: How can I insert commas in 4 digit numbers in an attribute table that has multiple records, with some numbers that are only in the hundreds? It's for an animation so multiple labels ...
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Python Error when I start Qgis

Thank you for the comment for this post: QGIS 2.8 starts with an error and I am not able to run Python console I have run yum search yum search qtwebkit and I got it that is installed. ...
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QGIS and QT library- code compilation problem [closed]

So, I am trying to workout an GIS standalone application using QGIS and QT C++ Libraries on linux(ubuntu 15.04). I am following this tutorial: https://github.com/qgis/QGIS-Code-Examples Taking the ...
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Connect to an ESRI Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb)

My environment: Windows 7 Professional: Service Pack 1 64-Bit QGIS: QGIS-Version: 2.8.2-Wien 32-Bit Microsoft Office 2010 Professional: 32-bit I want to connect an ESRI Personal Geodatabase ...
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An Overpass query for OSM ways; both part of a relation and also a specific tag?

How do I construct an Overpass query to find data on Openstreetmap which is both part of a relation and has itself a specific attribute? Specifically: I'm wanting to find sections of cycle route (in ...
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Merge multiple buffers [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to merge multiple buffers into one single buffer? Illustration: I would like the green buffer to be of one single piece.
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Different values after clipping

I have a satellite image from Landsat TM. I want to clip my area so i created a polygon and thru Qgis --> raster clipper I am trying to clip my area of interest. I noticed that the results have ...
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Copying the visual shapes from another layer to the current one, while keeping the current layers' database

There are 2 layers that have similar shapes but small differences. I want to keep the shape of layer 1 while having the data of layer 2, which includes more data and it will be animated using ...
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Expression for placement of label 'offset from point' by azimuth field using QGIS?

I need help making an expression for labelling points, such that the label is placed in one of the 8 quadrants (above point excluded), based on the azimuth field of the point. For example, if the ...
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show point, based on coordinates, on a map in QGIS [duplicate]

I would like to enter coordinates (e.g. UTM longitude 323519 & UTM latitude 3777727) by hand into QGIS and have it identify that point (either by centering the map on that point or, better yet, by ...
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Importing KML Google Maps files with custom data tables to Qgis 2.4.0

I am trying to visualize the complete attribute table of an exported Google Maps KML file with a customized data table, but QGIS won't parse the added information correctly. This is what I can read ...
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Ignoring certain data values in graduated maps

I'm working and creating a large amount of maps using the latest version of Qgis with vector files and corresponding data sheets. Usually, there will be missing values which is usually easily avoided ...
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QGIS TimeManager with multiple features at one time?

Since the data I have to deal with is really large, it is not practical to separate every feature into one line in the CSV file. Is there any way to animate them as a whole layer? I have ...
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Extend/Trim Tool in QGiS [duplicate]

Is is possible to create Extend/Trim tool in QGIS using python which is similar to ArcGIS functionality?
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Learning QGIS Resources [duplicate]

I am mainly an ESRI user but want to begin branching out into opensource solutions. I wanted to start looking a QGIS and was interested to know what other resources people were using to learn the ...
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Equal Area Projection for Indonesia - Standard Parallels

I am trying to do area computation stuff over whole of Indonesia and as such, am using the following projection: http://spatialreference.org/ref/esri/asia-south-albers-equal-area-conic/ To make this ...
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Automatically changing the angle of a symbol in QGIS?

I am working with an iron age cemetery in QGIS. I marked every grave in a point layer with several columns; amongst others, burial rite (inhumation, cremation etc.). I inserted a second column for the ...
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Make diagonal grid in QGIS, divide square into squares

I have square polygon which is aligned under some degree and I want to divide this square to, for example, 25 smaller squares, which must be under the same degree in this square polygon. How this can ...
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What projection to use for many parts of the world

I'm creating a poster which has many separate maps (rivers of the world). I'd like to use a similar projection for each of them, so they're comparable. I guess I want some parameterized projection, ...
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Where are cpp files from libqgis? [closed]

I am in linux Mint 17.0 I am trying to develop a small application in Qt using libqgis library. When I create a Class inherit from QgsMapCanvas, I get mistakes related with 'undefined references ...
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Extra white space in ASCII file due to Translate GDAL from QGIS Modeler

Could anyone enlighten me why do I get an extra white space in from of my first column in an ASCII file generated through a model? With ArcGIS it doesn't happen. Output raster type: Int32 Output ...
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How to run Processing qgis:extractbylocation?

I try to use the processing 'qgis:extractbylocation' in QGIS 2.8.2 from the QGIS algorithm provider. import processing # import the layers by a given uri inputlayer = QgsVectorLayer(uriTr.uri(), ...
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calculating total area of multiple polygons in qgis [duplicate]

I wish to know the total area of all polygons within a shapefile layer. So far I have added a new column to the attribute table that shows me the individual area of the polygons.I tried to copy the ...
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QGIS Convert polygon to point with attributes AND resetting incremental values

Im totally new to QGIS and having trouble with model builder. i am trying to convert polygons to points. Each point must have the attributes of its parent. each point must also have: 1) an ID that ...
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How to split polygon features using an overlaid polygon layer in QGIS?

I have a polygon layer (pictured below) that I made by vectorizing a clip from the USDA Cropland Data Layer. The low resolution of the USDA layer causes fields that are separated by narrow roads to ...
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set the transparency layer group with Python

How can I set the transparency for all layers within a group of layers? I assume this will require the use of a FOR loop in the Python Console. Based on How to set the transparency for multiple ...
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Georeferencing reversal of image

I georeferenced a map and it posted to canvas as a mirror image of the original map. I set my project CRS before starting and also made sure to set the same SRS for the Geotiff being created and ...
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Assigning circle colours to map using QGIS?

I am trying to make a map showing which zip codes are served by which hospitals. There are five hospitals and each can serve one or more zip codes. I'd like to show each zip code with a dots of ...
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How to split polygon layer with another polygon layer in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have a polygon layer representing agricultural fields, but it was generated from a sloppy raster layer that failed to represent narrow roads separating fields. I downloaded a vector layer showing ...
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QGIS - Edit Surface DEM to Add Buildings

Okay, let me start by saying I'm no expert in QGIS, I'm more into engineering. I'm building a 2D hydraulic model and I would like to add the building footprints (elevated) to my DEM, so flow will go ...
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Output Raster r.cost.full values

I am having troubles interpretating the output of r.cost.full. Currently i am working on a project comparing some arcgis tools with qgis tools (workflow and output). One of my examples is to make a ...
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QGIS symbology to ESRI

Does anybody know how to export the layer symbology from QGIS into a format that can be used by with ESRI products? I have been successful in exporting an XML but it quotes the file type as: !DOCTYPE ...
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How can I dissolve adjacent polygons based on minimum attribute value? [duplicate]

I'm trying to merge the polygons (administrative boundaries) in a dataset untill they reach a minimum value. Lets say that the polygon dataset consists of the number of people per polygon and I need ...
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QGIS - How do I stop automatic ANSI_1252 to UTF-8 encoding when adding a DXF layer?

I have a DXF file encoded in ANSI_1252, with object attributes containing umlauts. When I open it in QGIS, the umlauts don't display properly. This apparently happens because QGIS automatically sets ...
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ImportError: No module named sip

I have been trying to write a custom application to generate contour from QGIS. This is my starting code: import os; from qgis.core import *; This is the error i am getting: Traceback (most recent ...
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Column length editing in QGIS or ARCGIS

Can anyone suggest how I can change the length of an existing column (For ex. column name -- ABCD, column_Type -- Text, Length -- 254). It would be great to have solution on platforms like ArcGIS or ...
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QGIS Function editor calculate area after transform

In the QGIS function editor, it is possible to transform geometry using transform(geometry,'EPSG:xxx','EPSG:yyy') - however there isn't an area() function to recalculate the area of this. The reason ...