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How to hide grid's labels when zooming out?

I have used polygon grid layer on my map, and I used to label the layer with ID automatically, and the result was convenient for me: But when I zoomed out, the labels didn't hide at all! and they ...
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How to add an offset to a GeoJSON layer in Leaflet?

Using the example GeoJSON tutorial code at leafletjs.com. Change the myLines variable so that the two lines overlap, but run in opposite directions as follows: var myLines = [{ "type": ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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no output file with grass:r.los

i'm using qgis 2.0 and i want to calculate a viewshed using r.los from grass tool box. after typing in the python console and a few seconds, i don't get an error message, but there is no file. the ...
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Fast location of items via attribute table in QGIS

Is there a way to quickly go straight to an item via the attribute table in QGIS 2.0.1? E.g similar to in ArcMap when you have the table open and double click the record and it zooms to it? I have a ...
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Eliminating/minimizing distortion in 200 NM EEZ buffers [duplicate]

I frequently need to calculate buffers of 200 nautical miles from country or baseline polygons in order to map maritime Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs). However, I've noticed that when generating the ...
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Problems with other applications after installing QGIS 2.0.1

Since the official QGIS installation 2.0.1 (Virtual Server) various core applications from other departments in the municipality do not work always properly. Does anyone know the problem? Thank you ...
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Viewer Function

Is there a Viewer function/display in QGis as it is in ArcGIS. Or is there an other possibility to limit the access (just visualisation, no analysis). Thank you for your answer.
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Is there a way to hillshade vector polygons with a DEM in QGIS?

I have a layer of cadastral polygons that I'd like to display as hillshaded. For the elevation model I can use either an SRTM geotiff or use a set of 20m contour vectors. While I could make a jpeg ...
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how to snap two line vertex in two different layers used in QGIS

I want to snap between two poly-lines from 2 different layers (Layer1 in Brown and Layer 2(postGIS layer) in Pink color- ), but my snap option don't work. I have changed the tolerance to different ...
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Extract layer attributes and addresses QGIS

I have congressional district layer and a csv file with addresses. I'd like to extract all addresses and their corresponding congressional district. How do I do that using Qgis? The CSV File contains ...
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How do I contact the developer of a QGIS plugin?

I want to give feedback to the developer of a non-core QGIS plugin. (Numerical Vertex Edit by Cedric Moeri, who seems to have no webpage for his plugins) I joined OSGeo Wiki but hardly know my way ...
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How to randomly select from existing points within each polygon?

I have a polygon layer (where each feature has a class attribute), and a point layer, and there are at least 10 points within each feature of the polygon. Is there a way to randomly select only "k" ...
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Why does Save as “Rendered Image” change the raster styling?

Rasters exported from QGIS (via Save As > Rendered Image) do not retain original styling. See attached. Any thought on how to prevent this error? The top image is exported from QGIS as a .bmp, the ...
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Indoor mapping with floor plans and item(s) to track

Warning: GIS noob here. Essentially I want to be able to create a floor plan for a given room. Consider the following image of a floor plan in image format: I would have the measurements of every ...
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QGIS Get extent of layer

Is there a way to get the extent (bbox) of a vector layer in QGIS? I see that I can update the extent, but I am looking for the actually for coordinates of the extent.
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Minimum requirements (especially screen size) for QGIs - Android

I would like to try Qgis on Android devices, but before, I would like to know the minimum terminals requirements, and especially the screen size or resolution, what is the minimum screen size do you ...
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Analysing a network distance to two or more points using GRASS or QGIS

I am doing a piece of analysis work looking at distances along a network in GRASS. Most of the analysis involves finding which parts of the network are within 600m of a series of points. GRASS does ...
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View an .ecw-file in QGIS 1.8.0? [duplicate]

I have got a .ecw-file that I want to somehow import into QGIS 1.8.0. Is there a plugin that I can install that can help me do this or is there another way? The .ecw-file contains rasterdata.
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How do you install updates/patches for bug fixes in QGIS?

I'm trying to fix this bug in Qgis 2.0. I suppose the code, under the "Files Changed' tab needs to be copied/installed somewhere? Could you please advise on how to do so? I cannot find any help ...
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Best way to 'join' polygons

I'm looking for the best ways to 'group' a budge of block polygons in a new polygon that should be the town. My block layer is something like this: Or zoomed: And I'm looking to get something ...
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Imported GPX files into QGIS ver 2.0.1-fields missing?

Just imported GPX file into QGIS.Opened attribute table. where are the following fields? Latitude,Longitude,,symbol,and time . Am I missing something??I used a Garmin Oregon 300 to collect the data. ...
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attribute table in qgis wont save custom values

I am trying to edit a point shapefile in qgis and I have editing on for that layer, I have added a new column for the custom data, I have set it to text and have 8 characters allowed in the column ...
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How can I use Openflights database in QGIS?

I would like to have a shape file with the airports position and the routes of the planes I've found Openfilghts but I can't use it in QGIS. Seems that the format of the DB .dat is not supported by ...
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Show only some buildings

How do I show only some buildings? I only need to show 3 cabins in the forrest, but not every house in the whole village around, and the city close by. Maybe some of the symbol buildings in the city ...
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Show alternating contour lines

Is it possible to show only every other counture line? And how do you do that? (Im new to QGIS Lisboa 1.8.0, but even newer to QGIS Dufour 2.0.1, but have used ArcGIS a bit a while ago, and also ...
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How can i find shrines nearby location [closed]

How can i find shrines/complex/institute nearby location in qgis and highlight them. The below image is similar to my shape files which contains all information of all attributes,i don't know python, ...
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QGis 2.0.1 mapserver extension missing

I tried to export my Qgis projects to mapserver, using RT mapserver extension, because there is not any other extension in my version of QGis.(QGis 2.0.1 Dufour on ubuntu 12.04 LTS). After installing ...
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How to display an elevation profile and store the DEM elevation back to the KML line?

When I draw a track in Google Earth, for example along a road, I can right-click it to "Show elevation profile", and it displays a 2D plot of distance vs elevation. However, if I save the KML, the ...
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KML file saved from KMZ missing tabular data

I saved a KML file in Google Earth from this KMZ ... https://www.rampp-team.com/documents/pennsylvania/watershed/LowerSusquehanna/lancaster_pa/Lancaster_CSLF.zip . Upon opening the KML file in QGIS, ...
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Apply r.neighbours or Neighbourhood analysis (LecoS plugin for QGIS) to 3000 rasters

I need to apply r.neighbours or Neighbourhood analysis (QGIS plugin LecoS (or equivalent) to 3000 rasters and define a neighbourhood of 5 x 5 and calculate the mean. I suppose I need to create a ...
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Why do Print composer templates not save my maps in their entirety?

I have been using QGIS and its various updates in a limited way to make maps for a few years now, but I have always had the same problem with the Print Composer. I make my layered maps with grouped ...
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Syntax of conditional statements in QGIS Field Calculator(s)

I have a shapefile which I need to modify. There is one column "CLASS" with the attributes: "A", "B" and "C". I need to change "A" into "1!, "B" into "2" and "C" into "3". I tried it with case when ...
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How to sort SLD file for BGS Digimap provided by Edina?

Does anyone know how to sort the sld files provided here: http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/geology/using_data_with_gis/legend_files.htm The reason I ask is that I only want to display the ...
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Where does QGS write its error log messages?

I want to read and copypaste the error log for the crashes I am experiencing in QGIS 2.0. The error I am getting freezes QGIS so I have to ctrl-alt-del. I can see the last mesasge in the panel, but ...
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Why are my symbols not displayed correctly in the legend and after a PDF-Export?

I work with QGIS 2.0.1. I have two problems with the representation of symbols. The first problem is that after I selected a symbol with the type: font and adjust the size of the symbol with the ...
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How ensure data put into PostGIS gets proper CRS attached?

I recently had an intractable problem that we finally traced back to the fact that some points in a PostGIS table had a CRS associated with them and others did not. This resulted in some points being ...
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How do I create a map that is not to scale in QGIS?

I want to make a map that isn't to scale and I'm so used to being pedantic about CRS and scale that I don't know where to start. The map that I need to make is a simple guide for people to get to a ...
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Rendering and Labeling Shapefile with PyQGIS

I've been running into a few problems working with the QGIS API for python. I've gotten more comfortable working in the python console in QGIS but I run into problems when I try to run the code ...
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MSHP file from SAGA tough to delete

After running a SAGA line dissolve process in QGIS, an MSHP file is created (amongst other things). Fine by me, though I'm not sure what it's used for (metadata in XML format?). Problem is that it ...
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Is it possible to use .bundle and .bundlex files in QGIS?

I am working with a colleague that has given me UK OS data and Aerial image files to work with in .bundle and .bundlex form. This isn't a huge amount of data as we are primarily working to the ...
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Where is the network message log tab in QGIS on Windows7?

I want to find out what web requests is QGIS exactly sending to my web server when it connects to a WMS and WFS layer. In my Linux installation of QGIS 2.0 I can see three tabs in the Log Messages ...
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How to read coordinates with variable Gauß-Krüger zone (meridian) in QGIS?

Is there a sensible way to visualize coordinates like this as point layer in QGIS? X values starting with 2 are EPSG 31466, 3 is 31467 and 4 is 31468. I didn't try, but i think the same problem will ...
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Can I clip vector shapefiles more efficiently?

I have a river shapefile, got from r.watershed module, and it looks like this: I have eight points on the river which I want to analyse, and I only want this river segments:(the second photo below ...
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Field Calculator: Error message

Field Calculator: using the x- or yat or (0 "or-1" ) expression, I keep receiving an error: An error occurred while evaluating the calculation string: Index is out of range. I have shut down and ...
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QGIS “transform error” messages - how to stop them?

In QGIS, I am getting an error message every time I edit a node. Also, there is a lot of lag in performance. The message is: "Transform error caught: forward transform of (10990.308086, ...
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Distance-direction computation of lines with exactly/more than two nodes?

A distance and direction tutorial provided as an Answer at How to add Direction and Distance to attribute table? uses: xat (0 ), xat (-1 ) and yat (0 ), yat (-1) for start and end points of lines; ...
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How to open a shapefile linked custom metadata textfile within QGIS

I used a text file as a simple metadata for my shapefiles. It has basic information such as Source of raw data, Who can edit the file, Accuracy level, data category, Cost aquiring data, etc. The ...
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Why is “Join Attributes by Location” reporting different CRS (and running forever)

I have a point feature layer with ~240,000 parcel centroids. I have a second feature layer containing ~9000 subdivision polygons. I want to assign the name of the associated subdivision as a new field ...
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Different ways of saving color ramps in QGIS (xml, qml, csv), which should I use?

I started to use QGIS for personal mapping as a hobby (specially for planning bike routes), and I notice there are more than one way to use color ramps. There are styles, which can be saved and ...