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How to export a IDW raster while keeping the search radius data

I want to export my IDW rasters that I made in ArcGIS to QGIS, however when I export my raster, the values are there but are no longer displayed. They are stored within each cell and are not ...
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writeOGR column limit error: “Creating Name field failed”

I have a SpatialPointsDataFrame with 1057 elements and 4760 columns and want to export it to a shapefile. When I try to do this with writeOGR() I get an error: > ...
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Save as .csv with coordinates in both QGIS 2.2 and PyqGIS

These questions have been asked before, but since they are not answered I will try to pick up the ends here. 1) First, as stated here: QGIS 2.2 saving layer as CSV with GEOMETRY=AS_WKT not working ...
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How to make river lines intact between confluences in QGIS?

I got a river shapefile below, and I found that there are many fragmental lines in this line shapefile, like, and, Most of these are located around the confluence(node), and how can I do to ...
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How to translate .bil files in a batch mode with QGIS?

I have some .bil files that I would like to convert into ASCII Gridded XYZ format files. It seems to work well with the Raster>Translate tool of QGIS when I process one file at a time. But I would ...
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Planar CRS for raster and vector layers

I want to work with a planar coordinate system, and as far as I know QGIS automatically puts me in a cartesian plan if I don't set up a CRS (Coordinate Reference System) for my project. That is ...
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How to open a raw binary raster in QGIS or R

I have a raw binary raster without a file ending, and no header file. I would like to open this in either QGIS or R and then convert to geotiff, but opening it seems to be a challenge. Here is a ...
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merging shapefiles . an error occured during the merge operation

i am trying to merge multiple polygons of a feature. i select them via select features by polygon and use the advanced digitalizing toolbar " merge selected features" option. it worked for some but ...
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Automatically aggregate German ZIP codes by the first two digits in a shapefile

I have a shapefile which contains all German Zip-Codes in a a five-digit format (e.g. 80637). For what I intend to do, this is way to much detail. I would like to aggregate all Zip-Code areas by the ...
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Is it possible to apply affine transformation (translation) to raster image?

Is it possible to move/translate a raster image in QGIS 2.2 (without using georeferencer) just like it can be done with a shapefile ? If not, alternatively can this be done with ArcGis?
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QGIS batch affine transformations

I have multiple polygon and line shapefiles on which I would like to apply a translation so I was wondering if it is possible to batch process them (maybe with graphic modeler ?) or do I have to ...
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Select polygons that do not intersect any other polygon using QGIS, GRASS, SAGA or R

I would like to select the polygons of the layer below that do not intersect with any other polygon (within the same layer). How can I do this using QGIS, GRASS, SAGA or R?
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Run ftools multiparts to singleparts from PYQGIS

Is it possible to run the multiparts to singleparts function from the console with the processing_runalg function? Or is there another way?
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How to copy attribute values of fields in selected features of one layer to another Qgis programmatically?

I am trying to get the values of attributes of the selected features of a layer field by field and copy to another layer that I created in qgis with pyqgis. Is here a example for this. Every example ...
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Free/Open-Source Archaeological Geophysics Programm?

Does anyone know a free/open source software or a GIS plugin for working with archaeological geophysics data, especially for data from a magnetic survey (magnetic gradiometer map)?
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Summing the number of intersections with a separate buffer layer

I have dabbled with ArcGIS and QGIS a bit, and I consider myself a self-taught beginner with a whole lot to learn. So, I have two layers: 1) census blocks, and 2) point data. My goal is to calculate ...
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joining polylines on geometry and attribute

I have dowloaded an Open street Map shapefile containing streets and their attributes, for my whole country. I have qgis and spatialite_gui and a very basic understanding of SQL The problem I have is ...
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Help with scripts for processing raster files with the raster calculator in QGIS

I am trying to process some raster files using python scripts in Qgis 2.20, and I have been having trouble finding any documentation on using raster calculator in scripts being run in the processing ...
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Create a common scale for different raster layers in GRASS, SAGA or QGIS

I have a number of layers that represent the temperature variability of the water in a lake. They have been generated trough interpolation and have different values as they represent temperatures ...
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Globe on my Qgis doesn't work.

OS : osx 10.9.2 * I just operated a clean osx installation. Globe have never worked since I started to learn QGIS. When I tried globe, it terminated QGIS then a message(see below) occurred. Any ...
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Problem installing QGIS Valmeira on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

I have been having trouble installing QGIS Valmeira on Windows 7 Professional with SP1. When I installed to the default directory C:\Program Files\QGIS Valmiera\, many of the predefined coordinate ...
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Parameter values to create a vector grid with 1km x 1km cells?

I created a shapefile from WKT in QGIS using the values from this link. I want to create a vector grid with 1kmx1km cells but I can't figure out what values need to be set for the X and Y parameters. ...
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In what ways has QGIS 2.x API changed making Plugin Builder Tutorial invalid?

I am working on the QGIS workshop Tutorial for QGIS Plugin Builder and notice that it is for QGIS 1.1. As this seems like a popular tutorial, in general, what are some areas of this tutorial that need ...
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Identifying streets of same name where split by osm

I have a large map of every street in the country. This is a vector layer in QGIS many streets are split by OSM , IE have a different OSM ID yet the street has the same name. Often these streets are ...
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Is there a way to edit the host name of Postgis layer?

Recently I change my server to a remote host. That's means all my work there I used Postgis layers, the host name at the source is set to 'localhost' and I need to change to 'remotehostname'. The ...
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Have I created a valid Spatialite database?

I didn't manage to find the better way to populate the exisiting Spatialite database with new computed data than just creating new columns and filling them in the Python script. You can see that the ...
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Why this two datasets don't match?

I have a postGIS database in SRS 4326 (WGS84) with several Europe layers working well, but when I load a shapefile projected to the same SRS with QGIS, the layers don't match. To explain it better ...
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Can QGIS2 refresh layers without the need to reclassify each layer individually?

I have a set of layers which I'd like to have refreshed each time I open QGIS2.2.0 (Windows 7). Each of 14 layers (polygons) is linked via a join to a csv file with no geometry. The layer displays a ...
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Mapnik: GeoTIFF flipped (mirrored vertically)

I generated a GeoTiff using the QGIS HeatMap plugin and want to render it on top of some OSM data. The problem is that the raster gets rendered upside-down in the output. Can someone point me in the ...
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qGIS' Database Manager “Load as New Layer” Option Not Working

I'm trying to visualize some of my database queries on qGIS. I run a valid SQL query which returns a subset of my table that should be easily loaded as a layer. I then check "Load as new layer," ...
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Update/refresh edited PostGIS table in QGIS

I imported a PostGIS table (with geometry) from my PostgreSQL database as a layer in QGIS. Later, I edited the table using PostgreSQL UPDATE commands. Is there a way to quickly update (like a refresh ...
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How to add the attributes of selected features to my new layer in pyqgis

I am trying to create a layer from the selected points coordinates. I am drawing a circle to the coordinate of selected points. I also need to add initial attributes of my selected features to my new ...
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Problems with projections in QGIS 2.2 on a Windows Vista? [duplicate]

I use QGIS 2.2 on Windows 8, and the same QGIS 2.2 has been installed on a computer with Windows Vista. On the Windows 8 everything works just fine, but something is wrong on the Windows Vista. All ...
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Draw lines from points in QGIS

(I found here similar questions but they all reffer to ESRI's programs, and I use QGIS) I have a point layer and need to draw a line passing through or in the vicinity of the points (up to 0.5m ...
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How to change polygon display/symbol properties in QGIS while digitizing?

I have two questions. It would be great if anyone help me to sort this out. Thanks in advance 1) While capturing a polygon in QGIS, how to remove the red - shade - sort of thing..... ? 2)Though the ...
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How do I smooth edges of polygons in QGIS?

Is there a built in function or plugin I can use to achieve smooth lines for my polygons instead of the blocky ones I have now?
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How do I make this into a working CRS in ArcGIS?

+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=-114 +k=0.9999 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs I have this text string which I successfully used to project data in QGIS. How do I use ...
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Why do I get an empty shapefile when converting this KMZ in QGIS?

I have downloaded a KMZ file containing global elevation information. I have tried to convert the data to a shapefile using qgis (save as shape option) and using the zonum solutions website but both ...
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Converting QGIS Labels to a Polygon Shapefile

I am trying to create an annotation feature from labels and then export this out as a polygon shapefile (the resulting shapefile can then be loaded into ArcGIS online to basically have labels without ...
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Conversion of point grid to a raster with open source tools (Gdal, QGIS …)

I'm looking to do something which seem simple to me, but I haven't found a solution since 2 days I looked for. I've got a Postgis DB with lot of points (WGS84) spaced of 100 meters which cover a ...
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Multiparts and Multigeometries: checking for multigeometries with PyQGIS?

I have been working with PyQGIS and writing a small script to check whether the layers I have in the MapCanvas have geometries of type "MultiXX" because I want to run the "Multipart to Singleparts" ...
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How to fix “The selected file already seems to have a world file!” when image hasn't been georeferenced before?

I am georeferencing historical aerials from 1988 in QGIS 2.2.0. Sometimes it works perfectly and other times after I have places my points and start the georeferencer a window pops up saying: "The ...
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How to create input data for the LRS plugin from an excel table without coordinates?

I'm working with QGIS 2.2.0. I want to add a shapefile from an excel file that has informations I want to use in the LRS plugin. The excel file has no geographic information. Every time I try to save ...
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How to join information from an excel table to a road feature in QGIS?

I'm working with GQIS 2.2.0 Valmiera. I've made a shapefile of a road that consists in a single line. Now I want to add information that I have in an excel table about several point in the road. How ...
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Why does QGIS 2.2 Atlas not work?

I have problem with atlas generation in QGIS 2.2. I'd like to export pdf map with 2 maps window and use coverage layer function. Atlas doesn't iterate across the features in coverage layer. First ...
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Can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass?

can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass? i want to use functions of grass and i am not interested to create mapset and all. just with raster and vector files, i want to study temporal ...
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How to calculate the area of an ellipse on the earth's surface using Python?

I have a dataset consisting of GPS coordinates. I use a clustering algorithm to generate a two dimensional Gaussian for me. The Gaussian takes the shape of an ellipse if visualized on the map. ...
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QGis: scripting the map rendering (multiple similar maps from one shapefile)

I would like to ask for advice on creating a Python script that will provide the opportunity to render a plenty of similar maps (with the same extent, projection, layout, color scheme and composition, ...
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MSSQL Connection settings for QGIS

OK first lets get the blond elements out of the way- I'm not asking for how I connect to my actual database. What I'm asking for is an example or screen shot of the entries required when setting up a ...
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Producing gradients between shapefiles and using original boundarys as isoclines (lines)

to produce a bathmertical map of a river bed I draw shapefiles showing the different depths based on satellite images taken during different tidal levels (deepest, 2nd deepest, 3rd deepest, shore ...