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Can QGIS create a “virtual view” from a given position?

I would like to be able to choose a position on a map (by clicking, or by entering an address, or other means -- please suggest) and have an artificial picture created, like what I would see if I ...
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bicycle / bike map road grade markers - semi-automated?

So I'm making a bike commuting map for our area, and one of the features to show (common on a lot of bike maps) is some type of road grade marker. We're planning to show three categories: 'kinda ...
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Where is this raster offset being introduced in the QGIS processing toolbox?

I'm using the (awesome!) processing toolbox in QGIS 2.0 to reclassify some NoData values in a raster from -9999 to 0, but at some point in the process there's an offset of about 0.2 degrees being ...
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How can I get the field index of the new layer in my script using Python?

I am trying to use layer.changeAttributeValue(fid, fieldIndex, value) to add values to a field in QGIS Basically, I'm creating a plugin which will, if a checkbox is ticked, create a new field, then ...
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How to add a new column in attribute table with attribute with indexes of another max-min ordered attribute field?

I've an attribute column named e.g. VALUE with different values I would like to make a column named e.g. ORDERsuch that the greatest value has the attribute 1 the second value 2 etc. etc. so order ...
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How to set all pixels with value <= 0 to “nodata” in DEM raster?

I have a DEM raster with pixel values between about 3000 and -0.0003. I need to set all pixel with a value of 0 and smaler (<=0) to "nodata" (for later raster calculations and to reduce the ...
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List attribute values ​​of selected points in the layer

I need to grab the fields in the layer of the selected points in the order they were selected by the user. My code: Connection to the database and display the map on the screen, everything ok: uri ...
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QGIS not interpreting Lambert Conformal Conic projection correctly

I'm a fairly new user of QGIS and I've run into an issue that I can't seem to solve on my own. I'm trying to work with the NRCan Atlas of Canada Waterbodies SHP file but I'm having an issues ...
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qgis - slope from DEM - errors due to projection and oversimplified 'z factor' [duplicate]

I'm trying to generate a slope raster from a DEM raster. It seems there is a pretty significant error due to the 'z-factor' option. I'm fairly new to this, but some other posts and responses ...
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Save input in plugin as pdf format file

I m trying to make QGIS plugin with plugin builder that compare 2 map scale with Input1 and Input2 as input scale and show recommendation after clicked recommendation button. I wrote my code like ...
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determine the catchment area from dem or hillshade [duplicate]

I want to determine the catchment area of river from hillside. Is there a plugin that I can use in qgis ?
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Is it possible to insert note to remember the info of a project?

Sometimes I need to open an old project, and mostly I remember how it works (i.e. the structure, the formatting and so on) but sometimes not. At other times I open a project composed by a colleague ...
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How to install maps2winbugs for QGIS?

I have got a maps2winbugs.dll file, but what should I do to install it into QGIS, sorry for the first time using this software, doesn't have any experients in C or R.
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How to fill the area bounded by lines in QGIS?

There are two types of area I want to fill color: The areas bounded by a line, such as a building The area bounded by different lines, such as the river I don't know how with QGIS. I only know how ...
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Matching GPS tracks

I'm looking for a proper way to process multiple GPS tracks (so time ordered list of lat/lon points) and match/classify that segments, that are covered by multiple tracks: So it's not about ...
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QGIS 2.0 Python API: Layer vector style loaded from file, marker symbology is respected, labels are not

Im loading a QgsVectorLayer and showing it on map. I load the style i prepared with desktop QGIS 2.0.1 using the layer.loadNamedStyles(path) function in the API and it seems to work, kind of, because ...
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Is there a function to select a region of a map for further processing with Python?

I would like to select a map's region in QGIS for further processing with python console. Ideally I would like to select the region with a mouse drag (like Gimp crop function) and then e.g. analyze ...
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How to create equidistant points in QGIS along a polygon?

I am looking for a solution to distribute with a python script equidistant points in QGIS along a polygon. I tried to use the following code example: ...
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Is there a way to create a new vector layer from a template?

I would like to be able to set up a template for a vector layer with a standard set of attributes rather the having to specify them time. Similar to SQL "CREATE TABLE blah LIKE foo" Is this ...
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Rasterlite db with multi table

When working with Spatialite DBs, I can store multiple tables in single DB. But now I want to store multiple raster tables on a single Rasterlite DB. I tried QGIS for conversion but it converts only ...
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How to merge points (bus stops) in QGIS manually or programmatically?

What I have: I have a large data-set containing links (bus routes( (>2000) and their respective nodes(bus-stops) (>6000). The data set I received from the local bus operator is very messy. It ...
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How to add a DEM Band to an existing 3-band TIFF file using QGIS?

I'm quite new in the GIS business and I do not figure out how to do the following thing: I have two geoTIFF Files, one is a 3+1 bands file (RGB+alpha), the second one is a DEM geoTIFF file containing ...
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graduated labels in QGIS

I've searched on Google but haven't found an answer. The QGIS Dufour GIS provide an enhanced vector-styling interface but is it also possible to graduate the labels like it is possible for the ...
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Create Area or Polygon based upon a Series of points

i have a large list of points that i would like to merge to create an Polygon based upon an attribute. Essentially an area that encompasses all points. x | y | attr ____________________ 1 | ...
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How to remove trailing zeros from QGIS Graduated Style Class labels?

I'm sure I've seen a solution to this before but now I can't find it. When using the graduated fill style in QGIS I get lots of trailing zeros in the labels. This makes my legends look messy in the ...
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How to export and import gps points from Garmin 62S and QGIS

I'm pretty new to using QGIS and I'm curious about how to import and export GPS points created in QGIS. I have QGIS 2.0.1 dufour on windows XP and a Garmin 62s. Any suggested walk throughs would be ...
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QGIS image export changes the map center and scale

I've been trying to export a few map layers using QGIS print composer. First, I loaded the layers and opened the composer using Project -> New Print Composer: Gave it a proper name: Added a ...
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How to turn this into a routable network that works with pgRouting? [duplicate]

I'm only asking again since I didn't get any answer and I'm still stuck here... I updated my last question with more info, but it wasn't answered. When I draw a line with snapping enabled and try to ...
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distance to polygon boundary

i have a layer of points, and a vector layer of county boundaries for the UK. I would like to be able to find the nearest county boundary to any given point and the distance using QGIS. any ideas? ...
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python scripts for accessing info from a postgresql database in case of a qgis application?

I am beginner and I need to know if I could access a postgresql database from python script made for a qgis application
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Help me to visualize polygon and point data [closed]

As part of pilot project, we have collected basic/rudimentary Household survey in one district. We have both Polygon and point data.Attributes of the database include, No of people living in the ...
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How to find area/multipolygon bounded by three other multipolygons?

Trying to get my head around PostGIS and QGIS...I'm trying to find the area (in white) bounded by three multipolygons (in purple) - refer to picture. Each multipolygon only touches the other two ...
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How to draw a simple bus network that works with pgRouting?

What I'm I doing wrong? I've created a new shape layer for lines, I've enabled snapping with 5 map units for that layer. When I draw a line between two of the stops I get a purple marker when I'm at ...
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How to apply a color gradient to a shapefile from QGIS console?

Anyone knows how to do a color gradient from the console to a shape file in Qgis (orin Python)? Like the image below.
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issue with QGIS Scale Level

I have different layers of shape files. I have imported all shape files into PostGIS. Now i want to show 3 layers Country, State & District with different scale/zoom level I tried to set scale ...
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How do I make shapefiles that I converted from .KML appear in QGIS?

I have created shapefiles from Google Earth but they do not show in QGIS, whereas in ArcGIS they do. I have made sure they are at the top of the layers, not transparent and also I have changed their ...
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not all polygons showing up in qgis 2.0

I am working with the block group shp files that I got from tiger 2010. When I bring in the shp files some of the block groups show up, but this is spotty. I have adjusted the CRS and still nothing. ...
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application of gis in geology [closed]

I am a student of geophysics and I am studying geographic information systems (ArcGIS) and we have been given a project. As I do not have much information about GIS capabilities can you please suggest ...
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How to move an existing point object to a coordinate? [duplicate]

Is there a simple way to move a point to an exact coordinate (do not intend to create a new point but move an existing point)? Something like, write the coordinates and move a selected point for ...
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Using Tile Mill and GeoJSON

I am trying to use Tile Mill and GeoJSON layers to have an image appear within a tooltip but it is not working properly. The process I go through to get the GeoJSON: 1) load .shp into QGIS 2) save ...
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How to get Google satellite images (via the plugin) to behave well in QGIS with a map created with a different CRS? [duplicate]

How to get Google satellite images (via the plugin) to behave well in QGIS with a map created with a difference CRS? I have a problem using the Google Image layer plug in - at some scales, it won’t ...
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determining what polygons intersect another layer

I am attempting to establish what spatial relationship exists (if any) between two layers. I have two layers - one is a road network with a buffer of 500m, and the other is a collection of polygons ...
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What expression returns data defined color from a color field eg: (30 50 40 10) using color_cmyk

Hi I have a geology plan with a base color field. I need to write an expression in the data defined color option using "color_cmyk" command. I can not seem to get the expression written correctly. The ...
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Calculating elevation profile of a trail?

What would be the best way to calculate an elevation profile of a trail remotely (without using altimeter/gps tracking your steps)? For example, to do it in the most rudimentary way you might take a ...
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How to Calculate Custom Zonal Statistics?

I have a vector polygon shapefile outlining counties for which I have a raster of nighttime-luminosity data. I've been able to compute Zonal Statistics in ArcGIS 10.0 using Zonal Statistics as Table ...
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QGIS DXF file projection match

I need to use this file on a map but I am not able to match the projection with the others I have, primarily data downloaded from OSM (city of Boston). I read many articles, I have repeatedly tried to ...
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Can someone clarify some details about freehand line tracing in QGIS?

I have read several tutorials and questions here on this site, but I have some lingering questions/doubts that I would like clarified. My project is tracing roadways from a 1926 map so that I can ...
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Megellan Meridian and QGIS GPS Tools help request

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Magellan Meridian GPS and I trying to use the GPS Tools plugin to download waypoints to a layer in QGIS. I have successfully used the Gebabbel ...
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Creating buffers that will not overlap in QGIS

I am dealing with a .shp with a number of points in it. The distances between points range from ~300m to 5km. I wish to create a 1 km buffer around each point with as little overlap as possible. Each ...
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How to add Excel-sheets with meter coordinates to QGIS?

I have an Excel-sheet where the coordinates are in meters. What is the most efficient way of inputting this file to QGIS? There are thousands of files to put so please recommend some straight-forward ...