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Display Point Labels in QGIS

I have coordinates and points from that coordinates. so what do i need to do to show point numbers on the map? Thanks. It's my second day with QGIS
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How to write a (memory) layer from QGIS to PostGIS?

I am looking for an "elegant" solution to write, from a python script, a layer from qgis and into a new table of a PostGIS database. I thougth that this might be solved by QgsWriteVectorLayer, but I ...
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Is there a way to take control of the mouse pointer using python in QGIS?

i would like to take control of the mouse pointer in QGIS (for example constraining it to a given extent...) Is there any way to do that using PyQGIS ? Thanks !
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Z value (height,altitude) from 3D multipoint shapefile in QGIS

Is there a way to get Z value/height/altitude from 3D multipoint shapefile in QGIS? All I found is way through SpatiaLite or PostGIS as explained here: ...
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Rotate polygon preserving topology in QGIS?

Is it possible in QGIS? What I need is: 1) Rotate a polygon inside another one (bigger), obviously the polygons are not overlapped. 2) Rotate a given polygon in a topologically correct layer (like a ...
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mmqgis plugin not showing up in plugin dropdown menu

I have installed the plugin from the plugin dialog box, but I am unable to figure out exactly how to run the plugin.
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CRS for submission to Minnesota DOT

Does anyone have experience using QGIS to submit shape files to the Minnesota DOT (MNDOT)? I am using EPSG:26915 but got rejected due to an error in the CRS. MNDOT Specs call for "UTM coordinates, ...
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*Value relation* widget in QGIS

I cannot understand what the Value Relation widget of the Fields menu in QGIS actually does. For example: I have a point layer with some columns (ID, value1...) and a table (so just a dbf file) with ...
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Can QGIS open a SDF file created by HEC RAS?

I used the "export GIS data" option in HEC RAS and got a SDF file. Is it possible to open it in QGIS?
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How to install LAS tools in Processing for QGIS 2.4?

Does anyone know were the processing menu moved in QGIS 2.4? Specifically I am trying to install the Lastools box for QGIS following these instructions. ...
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Creating a new shapefile based on an existing problematic shapefile

I have a large floodplain shapefile and would like to create a new shapefile based on coverage. I'm having major problems with the original (intersections and other errors) which I've been unable to ...
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QGIS DEM Output cell size does not match DEM input cell size

As my first post I offer a humble apology if this is such a basic question as to make any of you cringe. I feel like I have exhausted my search skills and read through the QGIS documentation ...
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Query DEM Elevation at Point in QGIS

I'd like to be able to pull up a DEM (or create a mosaic of them) and simply query the elevation at points I click. Is this possible using QGIS?
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How can I work with very large shapefiles (~1 GB) in QGIS?

I'm performing some basic spatial analyses on a large database of traffic injuries in California between 2003 - 2011. Because the dataset is large (nearly 1 GB of points), I'd like to first cut it ...
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Will QGIS fulfill my requirements? moveable, rotatable, draggable, complex, interactive icons

I'm trying to compile a list of mapping software that will fit my requirements for a desktop application I want to build. I'm trying to build something similar to MissionPlanner: ...
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Is there a Targer-like tool for QGis?

I'm trying to make subsurface drillhole and I heard that Target (an AutoCad tool) can help me with this task but the issue is that I work with QGis.
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QGIS distance from points to nearest line

How can I get the distances from each point at a shapefile to the nearest line from another? I've tried to follow the directions from Measuring the distance between lines and points in QGIS and ...
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QGIS Raster Calculator: Need values to be set to 0 instead of no data

I have a landcover map with different values for the landuse options e.g. 190 for commercially used areas. Now I want to extract only these areas using the Raster Calculator with the expression ...
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Tagging polygons within larger polygons (spatial join)

another QGIS newbie here. I have a number of smaller polygons which perfectly aggregate to a larger polygon. I want to "tag" the smaller polygons with the ID of the larger polygon they make up. ...
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In which way is height information stored in a DEM?

I'm struggling with different DEM data, because I don't know how to convert the height information in meters. When I load ASTER and SRTM tifs in QGIS, it shows me the spectrum of the grayband (0 to ...
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How to batch-process attribute tables in QGIS (or GRASS)?

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3 in Linuxmint 16. I have a bash script for GRASS which I use to process almost 300 raster files. The script first imports some raster files (r.in.gdal), then does some ...
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Is there a way to define the relative position of items in print composer?

Is there any chance to make the items in print composer relative to the margins. Let's say for example the legend. I normally align it to the corner on the right bottom where the legend is 10 px away ...
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How to create a rainfall raster from rainfall contours?

I downloaded a free rainfall data from the Philippine GIS Data Clearinghouse (PhilGIS) which are vector lines. How can I extract the data points from this? I want to extract it because i will be ...
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Converting DEM data to height information in meters using QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm relatively new with QGIS and currently I'm working with ASTER and SRTM DEMs. The goal is to create vector heightcontours with labeling in meter. Can you tell me how I can convert the grayband ...
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How to sort a column in attribute table programmatically

Is there any way to sort ( alphabetically ) a column in the attribute table programmatically (without clicking on the column header) in QGIS ?
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Modifying properties of Attributes Table in QGIS?

In my QGIS project I'm using vector layers that require a lot of data inputting/editing. The problem is that some of the data I'm inputting varies greatly in matter of length and structure (various ...
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Creating a marker proportionally offset along a line in QGIS 2.4 when re-projecting

One of the nice new features in QGIS 2.4 is to be able to offset markers (e.g. arrow heads) along a line as part of the styling. I am trying to display a dataset of simple lines (not polylines) with ...
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r.stream.* commands do not work in qgis environment

I have been working for a while with some grass commands in QGIS environment (r.watershed, r.terraflow, r.thin, r.to.vect etc) with out any problem. I haven't been able to get any results at all from ...
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Wrong scale when importing dxf into QGIS

Has anyone had the problem that the scale of the shp layer converted originally from a .dxf file turns out to be wrong? (for example I draw a line of 10 meters long in AutoCAD and imported it in QGIS, ...
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from shape files to a database

I've previously converted simple shape files to WKT so that I can store them in RDMS that has spatial capabilities. I'm a new user to QGIS, which I'm using to browse a shape file. But now I have a ...
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Raster Analysis Grid (Interpolation) Crashes

Upon clicking on "Grid (Interpolation)" QGIS crashes. I running QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera on a Mac with OS X 10.9.4 Thank you for any trouble shooting guidance
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Polygonize Missing Polygons

Polygonize is not capturing all of the pixels in an image that has been converted to 0s & 1s. The pics below show -original geotif -geotif recalculated to 0s & 1s -polygonize output As the ...
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Are there reference manual pages anywhere for QGIS built-in “buffer” and plugin “points2one”?

Perhaps I am missing some quick pop-up help mechanism, but as a relative newcomer to QGIS (having cut my teeth on ArcGIS 10.1), I am struggling to find reference manuals (i.e. explanations of all ...
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Loading GRASS gives error installing QGIS Chugiak on Windows 8.1?

I am experiencing a problem installing QGIS 2.4 Chugiak on Windows 8.1, resulting in a error loading Grass. This may be a problem only affecting certain installations, I'm not sure. I am a noob on ...
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data source for worldwide cross-sections of topographic and bathymetric for woodworking art project?

i am a decent r programmer and statistician, i am able to work with data sets pretty well. i am less familiar with GIS tools, but if given a shapefile i can certainly plot political borders and ...
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Accuracy issues between data in QGIS and Google Earth

Wondering if anyone can answer this question. I have a kml in Google Earth. When I import it to QGIS, and then import the Google Earth images they are in slightly different places. I used a QGIS ...
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QGIS error when add WFS

I'm running QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak on win7 64bit and am getting the following error while trying to add a wfs layer (using the simple Add WFS layer command): The layer ...
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Couldn't load SIP module (QGIS doesn't load Python)

I recently installed QGIS 2.4, but Python does not load. I am running on a Windows 64 bit machine. I receive the error message "Couldn't load SIP module Python support will be disabled". Traceback ...
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Qgis - Labels automatically resize to fit within the polygon

The question of my problem is simple, I want to make labels automatically reduce to fit within the polignos. Type the biggest size is 12 and goat decrease the size to be restricted to the limits of ...
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Is it possible to leave a field null when using the calendar widget in QGIS?

I'm creating and editing data with QGIS, the data is stored in a Spatialite database but I've run into this issue with shapefiles as well. I have a field I'm storing dates in and I want to use QGIS' ...
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QGIS strongly offsetted symbols for categorized layers not visible on layer list (layer panel)

I am constructing a symbology for telecom analysis, which so far is mainly point and line features. So far it is working very well except that I have to offset the symbols to be able to avoid ...
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QGIS SimpleSymbolRenderer label for Symbol in Legend

Is there an ability to set a label for the symbol (in QgsSingleSymbolRendererV2) which is showing in the legend?
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Is it possible to rotate the geographic projection in QGIS?

I'm trying to create a Qgis plugin that can rotate a raster layer in the canvas so that the north is pointing at another direction. Unlike the thread below, I'm open to defining a custom projection. ...
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Positioning and tracing polygons over an image

On QGIS 2.0 - I want to add an image (TIFF or whatever) then resize and correctly position it over a satellite image (openlayersplugin). Then, the task is to create a new shape file layer and draw ...
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Is there a way to “zoom to feature” in QGIS?

I am the GIS Director of a city public works. I have a shapefile that I created of points on each structure and address in the city. We have been working in ArcMap Desktop for 6 or 7 years and depend ...
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What is the inverse of QgsGeometry.asGeometryCollection() in qgis python?

What is the inverse operation of QgsGeometry.asGeometryCollection() as documented here: http://qgis.org/api/classQgsGeometry.html#a7cb1cbf8cfa441456067a66ad3a25a94 I'd like to do something like: ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak “reduced” real-type numbers. Precision problem? Bug?

I have a SHP point file created from CSV with QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak. It contains some data on noise in a certain point. When I import from CSV, it seems to be fine, but when I export to SHP and open the ...
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How to move a layer in QGIS Toc above an existing group?

If in QGIS TOC a group already exists and I add a new layer via QgsVectorLayer* lyr= mQGisIface->addVectorLayer(uri->uri(),Title, myProviderName); the new layer will be inserted within the ...
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Interpolation of xyz data

Data has been given to us in a HUGE .xyz file, which has been split into many component CSV files. When I upload the CSV file, then create the shape file by "save as", all is fine. When I go to ...
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Extract one GPS fix per day from data?

I am in the fortunate position of having 2 years worth of animal movement data. With such a large amount of data I would like to extract only one fix per day to make it easier to work with. Data = 14 ...