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Create polygon with predefined size

I need to create a polygon (square) with a predefined size to place it anywhere in a map. The size is given in centimeter (size in cm * scale = size in real). Is that possible with postgis/qgis?
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QGIS 2.6. How to move labels with “easy label engine” tool

In fact I'm looking for an similar tool like "converting label to annotation" as you can find it in ArcGIS. The "easy custom labeling" Tool in QGIS seems to come close to the ArcGIS solution. However, ...
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Can I include polygons that lie across boundaries when using the clip tool?

I am trying to create a map consisting of two vector layers showing a country divided into districts and contaminated areas within the country. However, since I'm only interested in the ...
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Font styles problem

i have problems with Font Styles in qgis. I have created fonts symbols in my system but when i open the same qml in an other pc the fonts is rong. I try to export my symbols in xml but nothing. please ...
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Getting error when consuming WMS (created from ArcGIS Server) from QGIS 2.4

I have created WMS and WFS using ArcGIS Server. I further deploy the authentication towards both services using the users & rolese set by ArcGIS server built in store. For example, user with ...
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QGIS - Select intersecting features within Value Relation Widget

Does anyone know if it is possible to filter records in the Value Relation Widget to include only those that intersect the current feature? We are trying to set up a layer for user input where we ...
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How to apply colour ramp to user-defined range of values for contour lines?

I have contoured elevation data, across a number of shapefiles, at 10m intervals. Each tile has a different range of values (min - max). Under Style > Categorized, I can only apply the colour ramp to ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS?

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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QGIS Extract elevation data only for one country [duplicate]

Hye, Here a map built with (1) a shape file for country contour, and (2) raster from .hgt files with altitudinal representation. How can I only select the area corresponding to the country ? I found ...
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From CSV file (latitude and longitude fields) to point .shp

How i create a new point shapefile from CSV table? If i have a CSV file with a latitude and longitude fields, is there a method for to have in output a puntal shapefile?
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Old GDAL/OGR version with QGIS from ubuntugis in 14.10?

Installing QGIS 2.6 from ubuntugis installs an old GDAL/OGR (ogrinfo --version GDAL 1.10.1, released 2013/08/26) - it should be 1.11 for support of the Open FileGDB connector in QGIS 2.6 So I don't ...
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Is there a way to create layer summary Pie Charts?

In Qgis2.6. I want to create a pie chart to summarize the layer data. I have a layer of land use polygons (woodland, agricultural, urban etc.). I want a pie chart to show the % of each land use in the ...
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Where to find the “contours from points” model in QGIS 2.6?

I can't find the example model "contours from points" in QGIS 2.6. Is there another tool for creating contours from points, besides the QGIS Contour plugin?
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“Phantom” features showing up in QGIS 2.4

I tried searching for this, but am unsure exactly what my problem is. I am using QGIS 2.4 on Windows 8.1. I have a project in which I have been digitizing from OpenMaps. Last night I was doing some ...
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How can I avoid incomplete wms layers when exporting large maps in qgis 2.6?

I have a QGIS 2.6 project with around 20 vector layers and on wms layer (working on Ubuntu 14.04). WMS rendering works OK, altough a little bit slow, and exporting A4-size maps also works properly ...
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QGIS Print Composer producing angled graticule lines that look like rectangles instead of squares?

I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as WMS layer from Croatia's geoportal (http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms). I successfully loaded the necessary layer and created ...
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QGIS graticule coordinates in print composer starting from 0?

I am not sure how to explain the problem correctly as my English isn't as great as it should be - but let me try anyway. I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as ...
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How can I transfer waypoints and tracks from Base Camp into QGIS2.6?

I'm working on transferring all my field data from Garmin Base Camp onto QGIS. This is an attempt to overcome the learning curve from basic trail GPS mapping programs to the real thing. I'd like to ...
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Why does clipping polygons result in no features?

I'm using QGIS 2.6. I'm trying to clip the polygons in one layer by another but cannot get the results I expect. I have a layer with wetland areas, and another layer with the boundary of my client's ...
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Project from Datum Nad27 to WGS84

This should be simple: have a shapefile in UTM z16 DatumNad27 and want to transform it to Datum WGS84 latlon I am using Qgis 2.6 Sorry I am going to clarify, with the steps taken: 1- XY data of a ...
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How to set the Measure Tool Ellipsoid Default Behavior?

Using QGIS 2.6.0 Brighton, I want to overlay a shapefile (EPSG: 26910, Nad83 UTM10) over OpenLayers Google Satellite (EPSG: 3857, Pseudo Mercator), and reliably measure distances. Furthermore, I want ...
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How to narrow raster features to single cell width?

Are there any tools or existing workflow which convert raster features (such as roads, rivers, electric lines etc.) which are (or can be) multiple cells wide to a single cell widht (i.e, center line). ...
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QGIS Problem with extract and warp modules in model builder

I have problems using the gdal modules extract and warp in the model builder. They run correctly when started without the modelbuilder, but when I integrate them in the modelbuilder they won't work. ...
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Contours with negative values using the model example in QGIS?

I have a data set of water level ranging from -6 m below sea level to +30 meters. But when I use the model example for creating contours from points, the minimum contour value is zero (0). What can be ...
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What's the QGIS Legend Format Syntax to label percentage values?

I asked a question about formatting legend text a while back and I'm happy to see the issue has been solved in QGIS 2.6: How to remove trailing zeros from QGIS Graduated Style Class labels? But I'm ...
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How to calculate the perimeter of the polygon using python programming

Is it possible to calculate the perimeter of each feature of the polygon? For calculating the area we are using: area=feature.geometry().area() is there any function to calculate the ...
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Misplaced Google Maps with OpenLayers plugin in QGIS?

I was using Google Maps with OpenLayers plugin in QGIS with my vector layer with projection EPSG:4326 with google map projection EPSG:3857 and "on the fly" transformation enabled. It was matching ...
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Creating a Raster of Road Distance to Point

I am using QGIS 2.6. This question is in two related parts: I'm trying to create a raster of travel time from one point to another point travelling via the road system. Each raster pixel will roughly ...
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How to draw coordinates QGIS print composer? [duplicate]

I am trying to add coordinates to a map, I fix all of the settings, but they don't show in the map... Do I need to do any previous work?
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QGIS raster symbology problem in 2.6

With the new 2.6 QGIS version I often have problems with raster colors. For some reason certain pixels do not display initially, but if I move the raster a little spatially they show up.
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QGIS 2.6.0 Minidump crash EVERY TIME I SAVE

Just got QGIS 2.6.0 running on Windows 7 service pack 1 64 bit. Project loads, edits, saves editing changes, adds removes, layers no problem. Only problem is saving the project. Do that and it's ...
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Help with Parameters in Qgis Python lidartools:lasclip

I am trying to use the python console to batch quite a few processes from lastools. I'm having trouble with the arguments to lasclip. clipped_las = processing.runalg('lidartools:lasclip', True, ...
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How to create a macro-localization in print composer (QGIS)

Is there a way to do a macro-localization in Qgis 2.6. I am currently working in a map of the Baja peninsula so I need a macro-loc of Mexico or North america...
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QGIS 2.6 Brighton: Problem with zoom

I seem to have a problem with the zooming levels in QGIS 2.6 Brighton. When I go to zoom in to a vector or raster layer, e.g. for digitizing purposes, the scale seems to be fixed at 1:2,256, I can't ...
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How to import multiple shapefiles without any dbf to a postgis database?

I have a polyline shapefile (.shp and .shx) without .dbf. I would like to import the shp into Postgis. In order to do that, I created the corresponding .dbf using the r code provided by mdsumner in ...
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Saving a QGIS project using the API loses mapcanvas (and other) XML nodes

I'm using the following python script to open a QGIS project, modify some things, and save it under a different name: from PyQt4.QtCore import QFileInfo from qgis.core import * def main(): ...
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Creating a mosaic with gdalwarp - How to deal with no data and overlap

I want to create a mosaic of satellite imagery in .tiff format. I want to create an actual mosaic, not a vrt, because afterwards I will cut the image in to tiles that make sense for my users. Gdal ...
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QGIS nearest neighbor parameter description

Could anyone explain me the following parameters, which I get by doing a nearest neighbor statistic on a point shape? I suppose that Observed mean distance is the mean distance between two points ...
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Intersection between polylines feature to polygon in QGIS

I would like to transform a line shapefile into polygons. However, the tool Vector>Geometry>Line to Polygon doesn'to work to me. What I would like to do is using the intersection between lines and ...
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How to get the length of each line segment in a line shape file in QGIS

Iam new to QGIS. I drew a line depicting a small length of road. But I drew it in segments and then atlast right clicked at the end point and gave id=1. I extratced the nodes, their geometry. But what ...
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How to add vertex to an existing polyline programatically?

I have a Polyline and would like to add new vertex to before start point or end point or at any part of the polyline using python in qgis. How can i do that?
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Avoiding intersections with QGIS Spline plugin (Version 2.0)

Has anyone gotten the QGIS 'avoid intersections' option to work when adding polygons via the Spline plugin? When checking the option and enable topological editing, I continue getting overlaps in my ...
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How i can have the same xMin,yMin for vector files in Qgis 2.4

i have a .shp file(polygon) in EPSG:2100 - GGRS87 / Greek Grid and an other .shp(points) in the same system(EPSG:2100 - GGRS87 ) but different xMin,yMin. The first has xMin,yMin 583309.00,4152885.94 ...
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How to convert local Coordinates to lat/long Coordinates

I'm using QGIS to do some data analysis and visualization for my newspaper. I received some x,y coordinates from the City of Minneapolis that I can use to build some static graphical maps shaped like ...
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Digitizing contour lines from paper maps using QGIS?

Is it possible to give digitized altitude lines (from paper map) heights using QGIS?
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Adding Raster Layer in C++ application always result in layer invalid

I am trying to add a raster layer in c++ application with QtCreator and QGIS 2.6.0. My code is as follows: QgsRasterLayer * layer = new ...
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area elevation distribution with QGIS

I have a raster DEM and a polygon covering a part of it. I need an area-elevation distribution (i.e. how many m2 are in which elevation interval). 20m intervals will be fine. I cant figure it out.
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Percentage of a polygon at, or less than, a specific height (supplied by a raster)

I am using QGIS to process some LIDAR data. I need to be able to define the area of a pond with respect to its depth (i.e it is 100m^2 at 32mAOD and 500m^2 at 33mAOD). Is there a way of finding the ...
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QGIS returns “invalid layer” when adding a WMS layer

I want to add a WMS layer in my map. I select the server and obtain the list of layers that are published there. I select one of them (the problem is the same with all layers), but QGIS does not load ...
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How do I make my map use a set of coordinates

Right a little background. I've made a custom google map with the google map api which has a few functions that work well within it - one specifically is limiting the user on what they can view within ...