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How specify QGIS scale settings according to project?

I have a layer in QGIS named rivers. I want to view this layer between 1/5000 and 1/400.000 scale. But when I open QGIS, I see the default scale is 1:-2.147.483.648 I setted the project scales from ...
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How to get QGIS layers style in a single file

I have layers on my QGIS project. Rivers Water pipes Gas pipes ..... I set the color, width, size of these layers. All layers are different style. I want to use these styles in geoserver. I have ...
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Is there a way to run spatial join within tolerance?

I have some data that should be spatially joined, but from small precision differences (less than 1 in) they aren't joined. I've found no way to add tolerance to qgis spatial join operation. Is there ...
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Is it possible to get WMS feature info for the WMS layer in the QGIS web client?

When I load a wms layer in qgis, it's possible to get feature information. When I open the web-gis-client on my server, it's possible to get feature information for all layers but not the wms layer. ...
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QGIS GRASS vector simplification creates duplicate data rows

When simplifying polygons in QGIS (2.2.0) with the GRASS v.generalize tool the resulting layer duplicates some data rows many times. A shapefile of 657 zones/data rows: .. is simplified to one ...
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Is it possible to customize openFeatureForm of pyqgis?

I am a beginner in PyQgis. I am trying create a plugin, which will be used to AddFeatue,Delete Feature, and Edit the Feature. It is more customized than which is provided by Qgis (2.2). I am capturing ...
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Expression based labeling: Look for points in defined radius/buffer

How can I do that with qgis expression based labeling: CASE WHEN within a radius/buffer of 1km (outgoing from every point with attribute 'place') is a point with attribute 'museum', THEN 'M' ELSE ...
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How to get features based on their attributes using Python - special characters?

I want to get features based on their attributes and it works fine when I use this Python script: canvas = iface.mapCanvas() curLayer = canvas.currentLayer() it = ...
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How to show attribute table in the form

Is there any way to show the attribute table of a layer in a QtextBrowser or a QtableView on form? I did this but,(shows attribute table in a separate dialog) I have no idea, how to show it in my ...
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How to find the id of the last added feature using pyQGIS?

Is it possible to programmatically (in python) access the attribute info of the last added feature in QGIS 2.0 before edits are saved? I'm failing to find a way to get the ID and subsequently other ...
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Openstreet map loosing information

I succesfully created a shapefile from openstreetmap with the OpenStreetMap tool in QGIS 2.2. When I try to create a polyline layer, it says that there are 8000 values in the db file for the property ...
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draw extend of print composer map as rectangle in canvas

After defining the extend of my printed map in the printcomposer I can show the map center in the canvas by hitting "view extend in map canvas". So far so good. But is it also possible to show the ...
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Create indicator for inclusion/exclusion from polygon based on coordinates, and reverse

I've got a database with 570,000 or so addresses, and what is purported to be their associated Lon/Lat coordinates. However, when I compare a simple scatter plot of these to the shape of a polygon ...
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Enhance the color associated with a band od an aerial photo?

I am using QGIS 2 on Windows 7 and have 4-band aerial photos loaded in to a project. I have switched the bands in order to make the photos display as color infrared. Does anyone know if you can ...
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Is the use of Google Earth imagery via the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS legal?

I understand the terms and conditions WRT use of Google Earth imagery in external applications are strict. Years ago ArcBruTile offered such service in ArcGIS the legallity of which was ...
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Copy queried attributes of a shapefile to a new shapefile [duplicate]

I have a polyline-shapefile, which I have successfully read into python using pyshp module. My problem is to save the 2nd node of every line feature into a separate, single point file. I have ...
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How to generate routes that follow underlying road network?

I have a set of points (~2300 bus stops) and I have a network of roads that these bus stops lie on. When I have a bus route that goes from A to B, how do I generate the route such that it follows the ...
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Project one layer in qgis using projection CRS of another layer

I am using QGIS 1.6 and have imported a set of latitude, longitude points from a csv file as a layer. I also have another layer from a shape file. When I go to layer->properties for the second layer I ...
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QGIS custom action and button toggle

I've added a custom toolbar with some buttons to my QGIS 2 plugin. I'm wondering how to get the button toggled (pushed in-looking effect) using Python. I've gotten this to work for existing buttons ...
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Both dashed line and stroke line in parallel in the SLD

I just started in GIS. how can i draw in the GeoServer's SLD editor, both dashed and stroke line in parallel? like this, ----------------------------------- ___________________________________ ...
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PostGIS Group By Error [closed]

I am performing a pretty simple query in PostGIS 2.1.1 from within QGIS 2.2 for Windows (using the DB Manager plugin). I have a table with many columns and I am trying to perform a Group By function. ...
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PostGIS schemas doesn't show in QGIS

I try to use QGIS to display some data stored in PostGIS, some of schemas don't show except public; And it's a testing DB, so I have only one super user: postgres. I use PostgreSQL9.3. Anyone has some ...
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QGIS translate BAG surface to XYZ

I have a BAG (Bathymetry Attributed Grid) from NOAA which I wish to export to XYZ. The grid imports fine as a raster and plays nicely with most of the raster tools that I have tried. It does, ...
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How to change GDAL version in QGIS to get ECW import to work

I’ve previously been successful in importing ecw into QGIS 2.0 but the same methods (for example How to add *.ecw files to QGIS 2.0 on Windows?) have failed with a fresh install of QGIS 2.2 with ...
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Exporting geodata from QGIS to Esri File Geodatabase?

For a project I need to create a set of vector data that I think I could do in QGIS. However the customer demands that the final data set needs to be delivered in a Esri File Geodatabase. Is there ...
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SLD parsing fail on GeoServer

I created a custom style on QGis and saved as SLD file. When i added to GeoServer, after validation it, i got an errors about parsing. Parsing failed for Filter: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable ...
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QGIS and Oracle Spatial database - rule based system in future version?

I (a geographer not to familiar with IT stuff) want to start a pilot with QGIS at a municipality I work for. We store our data in Oracle databases. When trying to open these databases (QGIS 2.2) using ...
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How to use a .qpt made in another project?

I'm trying to make maps in print composer of several different projects. I would like the maps to look the same, just for different areas, so I tried to use the .qpt that I made in the first project ...
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How to display information when a certain dataset is loaded into QGIS?

I need to show the quality information of a dataset that was manually created by me, that is saved as a text file. The text file will "pop up" when the dataset is added into QGIS. I have no experience ...
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QGIS: Comparing 2 attribute tables to discern unmatched attributes

In QGIS, I am trying to compare two different attribute tables. One is simply the updated version of the other. Each feature has a unique identifier. How can I return the number of unmatched records? ...
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Disabling QGIS layers context menu

Does anyone know how to disable items in the QGIS layers panel context menu? I am using QGIS 2.2.0 under Windows and have been experimenting with customization to allow use in a library context. It ...
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change the direction of the marker of a line in QGIS

I have a map with three lines. Each has a marker on it. I would like to reverse the direction of the topmost marker. So I open Style dialog and enter the expression "direction" * 180. The value ...
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“Levelling” elevation data coinciding with polygon?

I have a shapefile containing building geometries (polygons) and a elevation dataset. The elevation data doesn't perfectly match the buildings. I want to "flatten" the elevation data so that ...
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Change the value of an attribute using QgsFeature object

I would like to update one attribute of a feature. However, I don't know to update it using the feature object. I have to use data provider to update it. layers = ...
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Why is vector data not saved permanently in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.2.0. I add a vector to a vector layer and save the file. After I reopen the .qgs file, the new vector is not shown. (1) Click 'Toggle Editing' (2) Click 'Add Feature' and draw a ...
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Create a point C from point A in the direction of point B

I am very new to QGIS and GIS in general. I hope someone could help me figure this out. I have pairs of coordinates which signify the start and end of a transect line. I am trying to adjust the end ...
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QGIS Scripting problem updating contrast enhancements for raster layers using bandStatistics

Found this function to update statistics for a raster layer : rlayer.setContrastEnhancement(QgsContrastEnhancement.StretchToMinimumMaximum, ...
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QGIS documentation in French?

I am working on a plugin in qgis and i have to make a document from A to Z about that but on French . and I am looking now for some documentation of python,QT , pyqt4, and QGIS in French.
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Repaint the map after updating a feature in QGIS

I update a feature in a vector layer using the following Python code: layers = QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayers() layer = layers.get('my_vector20140614125509945') fid = 1 attrs = { 0 : ...
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Points on map disappear when apply certain column

I am a linguist who studied some variables in New Zealand English. Now I wanted to map the proportion of certain variables onto a map. It has worked fine so war and I've been able to map quite a few, ...
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How to represent intensity of flow by multiple lines in QGIS Flowmapper

New to the software, it fits my needs perfectly. I am mapping the flow of a certain product through various stages of production and dissemination. However, though I do like representing volume by ...
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How to turn WKBtype integer into text for memory layer creation in QGIS

I'm creating a memory layer in QGis python and I need to match the geometry of the memory layer that I am building to the geometry of another layer. After some investigation it seems to me that, as ...
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Plugin of Multiple buffers in QGIS

I hope to create a plugin to do multiple buffers in QGIS. This is my script: """/*************************************************************************** izisse_test ...
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Selecting only parallel lines along a center line

Read through the previous post how to find close and parallel lines but still looking for a simpler solution. Found several ArcGIS forums post on the topic but no answers there either. It seems ...
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Searching for features

Sorry for the newbie question. I'm trying to determine if I'm in the right place. With free, open source tools and data, I would like to be able to find (electronically, not by hand) properties (in ...
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How to: create a table containing point values (continuous) within polygons (continuous) [duplicate]

First off, than you very much for all the wonderful resources - you have all helped a novice GIS-er navigate and overcome a steep learning curve. What I am interested in doing is outputting a table ...
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How to overlay a jpg onto a google earth image?

I have produced a model from an online engine , and it is in a google earth picture. I want to georeference the below picture and apply the boundaries here on my google earth image. I'm using QGIS2.2. ...
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How to automatically fill a lat/long in attribute table

I´m not experienced in using QGis. I need to plot the distribution os a plant species on a map. I have created a shapefile for the species plots (name of file is PLANT). The coordinate system of this ...
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netcdf daily data to monthly raster layers

I have a netcdf (.nc) file of 95GB which consisted of daily data for a 50 years period. I tried to process this with ArcGIS (Multidimension tools – MakeNetCDFRasterLayer command) and it was not ...
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What is the QGIS 2.2 print layout map extent CRS?

I have project in ESPG:4326 with 2 layers (both in 4326), and map print layout. I've chosen current extent for layout map. Map is centered and prints as I expect. Next, I access this object via ...